Keywords: Railroad Car
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 542
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative
Men on Railroad Hand Car, Princeton, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print
Bangor and Aroostook Railroad office car, Burnt Hill, c. 1990
Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1990 Media: Photographic print
Tax RecordsView All Showing 2 of 2
Car Repair Shop, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Use: Car Repair Shop
84-184 Fore Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad Use: Car Inspectors Building
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 33
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.
Student Exhibit: Somerset Railroad
The Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.
Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 51
John Martin: Expert Observer - First electric railroad car in Bangor, 1889
First electric railroad car in Bangor, 1889 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The first electric…
Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station
In that same year, ferries began carrying train cars across the Kennebec River to the Knox and Lincoln railroad line that ran from Woolwich to…
Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad
The two trolley cars are “combine” cars as they have two compartments, one for passengers and one for baggage and express freight.
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 6
An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania
Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021
Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis
The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.
The Village Cafe - A Place We Called Home
by Michael Fixaris
The Village Cafe was more than a restaurant. It was an extension of our homes and our families.