Monument Square traffic, Portland, 1921

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Monument Square traffic, Portland, 1921

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The traffic in Monument Square exemplified the changing modes of transportation in 1921. Cars increasingly predominated in their competition with public trolleys. A single horse-driven wagon, just visible in the middle of the photo, also vied for space on the road.

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  • Title: Monument Square traffic, Portland, 1921
  • Creation Date: 1921
  • Subject Date: 1921
  • Local Name: Monument Square
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.3375
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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