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Historical Items

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Item 9616

Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 10882

Taber Wagon, Houlton, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Houlton Media: Postcard

Item 20473

Dr. Cumston in horse drawn wagon

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1900 Location: Brunswick; Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 39015

632-652 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of James Cunningham Use: Hotel


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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


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.


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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Lincoln, Maine - Horse and Wagon, Lincoln, ca. 1900

Horse and Wagon, Lincoln, ca. 1900 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description Two men with a horse and wagon in Lincoln.

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

Farmers would keep a horse and wagon for backup in case roads were impassable for an automobile. Auto racing began soon after the construction of the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Canadian and Pacific Railroad

The primary transportation was by horse and wagon. Houlton and Fort Fairfield were the first to get rail service.

My Maine Stories

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A Smart Horse
by Lynn Peasley Sanborn

The horse brings the hay home while the boys are swimming.