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Historical Items

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Item 9788

Horse & Buggy with Four Ladies

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 9789

Horse and Buggy with Man and Lady

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 101121

Horse team with logs, Norcross, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1920 Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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Taber Wagon

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

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

The teacher rolled a large, bulky projector on a cart into the classroom. The movies were reel-to-reel and usually featured newsreel type…

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

… the number of accidents between automobiles and horse-drawn vehicles. In 1910 Scarborough citizens, following Portland’s lead, voted to limit the…

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

Some time after Portland became electrified in the 1880s, the horse cars were converted to electrics or “trolleys.” By the early 1900s, electricity…