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Historical Items

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Item 8439

Woodsmen & horses

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 55194

Grazing horses, Fairfield, ca. 1970

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1970 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 102101

Race horses with keepers at Bass Park, Bangor, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1915 Location: Bangor Media: Photoprint

Tax Records

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Item 98931

Assessor's Record, Horse Stall, Tucker Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clara J. Scott Use: Horse Stall

Item 54112

131 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of John F. Proctor Use: Store

Item 36397

60 Pine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Earle M Haskell Use: Dwelling - Two family


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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.


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.


Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

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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Maine and the Civil War - Poster seeking cavalry horses, Aroostook County, 1861

Poster seeking cavalry horses, Aroostook County, 1861 Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Description A Civil War…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Road crew on horse-drawn road grader, Strong, ca. 1905 Item 57204 infoStrong Historical Society This American Champion…

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.


From Brooklyn to Maine
by Samuel Gelber

Moving to Maine changed my artistic style, and I continue to learn from the landscape every day.


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.