Keywords: mail carrier
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.
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.
… established a mail route and paid the mail carrier In 1894 this old mail route was discontinued and a steamboat company contracted to bring the…
Bridle paths were the only tracks for early mail carriers through the wilderness north of Augusta. The first mail route to Strong was established in…