Boston and Maine Railroad Poster, ca. 1890

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Boston and Maine Railroad Poster, ca. 1890

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This poster promoted tourism and the popular destinations of the times for all the Summer Resorts along the Railroad's route in New Hampshire and Maine. The trains departed Boston several times daily at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 3:30, and 6:00 p.m for Old Orchard Beach, Ocean Bluffs, Wells, Pine Point, and Scarborough Beaches. At one time the Boston and Maine Railroad maintained two lines through Scarborough.

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  • Title: Boston and Maine Railroad Poster, ca. 1890
  • Creator: Rodney Laughton
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Locations:
    • Scarborough, Cumberland County, ME
    • Scarborough, Cumberland County, ME
    • NH
  • Media: Slide, transparency
  • Object Type: Image

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
PO Box 156, Scarborough, ME 04070-0156
(207) 885-9997

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