Keywords: Horse pulls
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.
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.
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
Since horses both pulled the digger and powered the digger mechanism, the horses tired easily. They had to rest frequently or were replaced by…
There is a grand stand to watch the horse racing of trotters and pacers. Amusement rides have been added and thousands of people from Franklin County…
These were pulled by a double team of horses consisting of four. This method became unused after it became easier to use the snow plow.