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Item 51319

Trolleys on Main Street, Saco, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 12536

Trolleys, Old Orchard Beach, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1907-07-21 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Glass Negative

Item 28819

Trolleys and hotel, Rockland ca. 1898

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1898 Location: Rockland Media: Postcard


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Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.


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.


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.

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Seashore Trolley Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Riverside Park

Riverside Park Bangor, Hampden and Winterport trolley, Hampden, ca. 1900 Item 28024 infoHampden Historical Society

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

Like the railroads, trolley lines connected with one another, allowing passengers to travel greater distances.