The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community
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.
Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.
Joseph Mitchell and Mutual Store wagon, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin…
Farmers would keep a horse and wagon for backup in case roads were impassable for an automobile. Auto racing began soon after the construction of the…