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Trolley Travel

Bangor Hydroelectric #20 street railway, 1939

Bangor Hydroelectric #20 street railway, 1939

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Maine Historical Society

By the 1930s reliance on trolley travel was fading. Roads spread out beyond the limits of trolley lines and connected nearly every part of the state.

Automobiles were more available and affordable than ever before. Buses became a more viable means of mass transit, replacing trolleys on their former routes.


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