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Historical Items

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Item 53880

Merrymeeting Park trolley stop, Brunswick, ca. 1902

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1902 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 35271

Henry A. Clark's General Store, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 29153

Sanford & Cape Porpoise Railway Trolley at Pinkham's Store, Cape Porpoise, ca. 1900-1920

Contributed by: Kennebunkport Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Cape Porpoise Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Site Pages

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Seashore Trolley Museum

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

… Society and Museum building.(4) Turnouts, where trolleys could stop and pick up or discharge passengers, were located at Sweetsers, just south of…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

Trolley Car Nos. 70 and 71 as well as engine #52 from the Aroostook Valley Railroad are on display there.