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Historical Items

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Item 9789

Horse and Buggy with Man and Lady

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 9788

Horse & Buggy with Four Ladies

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 101121

Horse team with logs, Norcross, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1920 Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Exhibit

Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

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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.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

carriage with a homemade odometer attached to a carriage wheel to calculate distance traveled.(3) At each mile a stake was driven into the ground…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… Oak Hill station was a busy shipping point for horses and livestock for the Union Army.(6) Scarboro Beach Railroad Station, 1909Item…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

He was being rushed home by horse and carriage but sadly died before they reached the house. Mr. Arnold, one of Haley's employees, had just walked…