Contributed by Penobscot Marine Museum
The elms that form a leafy arch across Thomaston’s Main Street were planted at the time of the American Centennial in 1876.
Two dogs cross the shaded dirt road, which was populated by trolley tracks, a horse and buggy, and wagons. Note the unusual wagon at the left built to haul newly made lime casks to the lime kilns on Rockland, Rockport, or Thomaston harbors.
About This Item
- Title: Main Street, Thomaston, ca. 1910
- Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co., Belfast
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Town: Thomaston
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- American elm--Maine--Thomaston
- Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company
- Main Street (Thomaston, Me.)
- Carts & wagons--Maine--Thomaston
- Quarries and quarrying
- Rockland, Thomaston & Camden Street Railway
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