Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Looking into the Past: Commercial Street Trolley

The old postcard picture is via user Peter1946 at the Portland, Maine History 1786 to Present Facebook page:

Portland, Maine Trolley Custom House Commercial Street Looking into the Past Postcard today's photo by Corey Templeton

The Portland area used to have a pretty thorough streetcar network. You can check out an interesting presentation on the topic here, which includes maps, timetables, and lots of old photos.