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Category: Transportation, Road, Carriages, carts & wagons

Historical Items

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Item 6573

Belfast, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Belfast Media: Photographic print

Item 6717

Fryeburg-Lovell stage, ca. 1888

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society Date: circa 1888 Location: Fryeburg; Lovell Media: Photographic print

Item 7933

Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

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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Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

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.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

Historical Overview Map of Scarborough with MarshlandItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Scarborough: They Called it…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 4 of 4

Historical Overview The Twenty-First Century Scarborough Professional Gateway located on Haigis Parkway X Residential and commercial growth…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

Historical Overview The Twentieth Century Trolley TicketsItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum By 1902 Scarborough had…