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Keywords: Cars and Trucks

Historical Items

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Item 20629

John Soderberg Garage, New Sweden, ca. 1935

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 20725

3 ton REO truck, Houlton, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1935 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 15019

1905 Pierce Great Arrow

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1904 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

Exhibit

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

Exhibit

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Cars, Model T

Cars and trucks are made differently. Cars and trucks are made more professionally, and they can be very luxurious.

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

In over 200 years at this intersection, time has never stood still, and it will be that way for a long time.

Site Page

Seal Cove Auto Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

Story

Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine

Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.