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Item 97126

Passengers and game awaiting train, Norcross Station, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust

Date: circa 1905

Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3

Media: Photographic print

Item 21555

Mystery Do you know the women with Harry Jones?

Harry M. Jones and passengers, 1930

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

Date: 1930

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Photographic print

Item 30999

Passengers boarding trolley at Five Points, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 22 View All

Exhibit

Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Exhibit

Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

Exhibit

Oakland Park, Rockport, ca. 1915

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.

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Site Page

Eastport Ferry at Dock, Lubec, 1910

Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

News reports put the death toll between 183 and 200; the only copy of the passenger list went down with the ship. There were only 17 survivors.

Site Page

Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… railroad station at Strong where the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes narrow gauge railroad would pick up and drop off passengers and freight.

Site Page

Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… railroad station at Strong where the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes narrow gauge railroad would pick up and drop off passengers and freight.