Keywords: horse-drawn carriage
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Contributed by: Phil Chase through Prince Memorial Library
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Friendship Museum
Date: circa 1910
Media: Glass Negative
Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.
For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
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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… the number of accidents between automobiles and horse-drawn vehicles. In 1910 Scarborough citizens, following Portland’s lead, voted to limit the…
… the 1860s, the Portland Railroad Company operated horse-drawn cars on rails that ran through Scarborough and other area towns.
… by the Indians by Daniel Brewer, enabling horse drawn carriages to reach the high summit of Green Mountain and take in its breathtaking views.