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Presque Isle: The Star City - John Mooney, Presque Isle, ca. 1910

… Description Photograph shows five men on a sleigh. An arrow on the photo accompanies the words "John Moon," with the rest of the name torn off.

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Lincoln, Maine - Communication & Transportation

… something interesting about Lincoln's history. Schoolbus sleigh, South Winn, 1925Item Contributed byLincoln Historical Society

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

… includes over 100 examples of antique carriage & sleighs and provides educational and recreational programs based on the role of horse-drawn…

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Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

… by horses or oxen to clear the way in winter for sleighs. The smoothest roads used to be snow-packed roads.

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Skyline Farm

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison Industries

… to build wooden wagons, buckboards, buggies and sleighs. This led to the production of harnesses and tack for horses.

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Blue Hill Historical Society

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 3

… display their goods in front of their shops, and sleighs are parked at the sidewalk. Brick commercial blocks at the right are dominated by the new…

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Historic Hallowell - Shipping

… used to clear limited areas, and most people used sleighs in the winter.” Around the 1950’s or 60’s, shipping stopped on the Kennebec because of…

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

During the winter months when there was snow, sleigh cars replaced the horse cars. Some time after Portland became electrified in the 1880s, the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 1 of 2

… was not until 1882 that he visited Rumford in a sleigh, on a cold winter’s day. He saw the potential of a commercial venture when he viewed the…

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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