Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 1204
Grazing horses, Fairfield, ca. 1970
Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1970 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print
Race horses with keepers at Bass Park, Bangor, ca. 1915
Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1915 Location: Bangor Media: Photoprint
Bird Macey and fire horses, Presque Isle, ca. 1920
Contributed by: Presque Isle Fire Department Date: circa 1920 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photoprint
Tax RecordsView All Showing 2 of 16
Assessor's Record, Horse Stall, Tucker Avenue, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Clara J. Scott Use: Horse Stall
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 5
Block for Mr. M.J. Googin, Lewiston, 1893-1915
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1893–1915 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Client: M. J. Googin Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs Brothers Architects
Scarborough Downs clubhouse, Scarborough, 1950
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1950 Location: Scarborough Client: Scarborough Downs Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell
Horse and Cow Barns for Insane Hospital, Augusta, 1895-1912
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1895–1912 Location: Augusta Client: State of Maine Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs and Gibbs Architects
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 59
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.
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.
Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 141
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.
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…
Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 2 of 13
… the digger and powered the digger mechanism, the horses tired easily. They had to rest frequently or were replaced by another team of horses.
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 4
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.