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Historical Items

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Item 22757

Snow roller, Castle Hill, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Haystack Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Castle Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 100705

Public works snow removal, Portland, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Portland Media: filmstrip, 16mm

Item 13190

Snow roller, Caribou, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

Snow removal from the tracks could be dangerous, requiring trains to back up, regain speed, and try to move forward again.

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Lubec, Maine - The Blizzard of '34 - Page 1 of 2

1933 snow removal had cost $440.80, leaving a balance in the budgeted $500 from town funds and $287.16 from the state. But 1934 cost $8992.40.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 3 of 5

… the Science Hill Cemetery by building new steps, removing brush, and uprighting and cleaning old stones.