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Title Photographic negative depicting 4-horse stagecoach overflowing with passengers, Fryeburg, Maine, 1886
Collection Horse-Drawn Vehicles - Maine
Object Name Negative, Film
Caption Maine, 1886: Lovell-to-Fryeburg stagecoach loaded with passengers
Scope & Content Photographic negative depicting 4-horse stagecoach overflowing with passengers (at least 13, including the driver), Main Street, Fryeburg, Maine. Of the visible passengers, those atop the coach are male; female passengers are inside the coach. Passengers include many members of the Poland family. Stage driver Dean Wiley owned the Fryeburg-Lovell coach line and was a Lovell resident. In the background is the American House, a hotel at the corner of Fore and Lime.

Notes on envelope: "Stage coach between Lovell and Fryeburg. Photo taken in 1886." Printed on edge of image: "Harrison and Fryeburg" and [Cumberland County, Maine photographer] "C.R. Smith". Original image was tacked to a wall or bulletin board. B&W. 4"x5".
Accession# 1996G1016
Subjects Poland, Edward F., 1859-1938
Poland, Everett F., 1882-1957
Poland, John Calvin Sr., 1847-1927
Poland, John Calvin Jr., 1886-1969
Poland, Lawrence F., 1887-1954
Smith, C.R.
Wiley, Dean H., 1836-1908
Lovell, Me.
Stagecoaches
Object ID 1996G1016.22
Creator Smith, C.R.
Date 1886
Year Range from 1886
Year Range to 1886
Imagefile 007\1996G101622.JPG