Horse-drawn trolley, Portland, ca. 1890

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Horse-drawn trolley, Portland, ca. 1890

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Description

Two horses were needed on the Congress Street line of the Portland Railroad Co. to pull the trolley up Munjoy Hill.

Once the trolley had completed the ascent, the second horse was returned to the bottom to await the next car.

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About This Item

  • Title: Horse-drawn trolley, Portland, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: Portland Street Railroads, fl. 12
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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