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Tourism and Changes in Transportation

Old Orchard Pier, Old Orchard, ca. 1909

Old Orchard Pier, Old Orchard, ca. 1909

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Seashore Trolley Museum

By the late 19th century, urban workers enjoyed at least some leisure time.

Electric streetcar companies not only transported people to their jobs, but also to favored places for entertainment.

Destinations included popular resort towns such as Old Orchard Beach and York Beach.


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