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Seashore in the 1950s-1970s

  Check out the below presentation, originally presented to our volunteers and donors on December 28, 2021 by our President & CEO Jim Schantz, of Seashore Trolley Museum in Pictures from the 1950s to 1970s.  The first version is just the slides; the second link will show you the slide plus the caption.   File […]

Vote For Us: Holiday Trail of Lights

  Seashore Trolley Museum is participating in this year’s local Holiday Trail of Lights Contest!  CLICK HERE for more information, to listen to the accompanying audio narrative, and to vote for our display!

Support Bay State Street Railway No. 4175 on GivingTuesday!

Today is GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement and day of giving. Seashore Trolley Museum is raising funds on GivingTuesday to finish the restoration of Bay State Street Railway No. 4175. This trolley has undergone a 36-year restoration to date and is so close to the finish line! An anonymous donor has recently pledged to match all donations […]

Now Hiring: FT Restoration Shop Technician & PT Welder/Metal Fabricator

  Seashore Trolley Museum is now hiring for two positions in our Restoration Shop: A part-time Welder/Metal Fabricator and a full-time Restoration Shop Technician. Both position descriptions are listed below, along with instructions on how to apply.   Welder, Metal Fabricator (Part-Time) Seashore Trolley Museum seeks a reliable, part-time, trained welder to work on the restoration […]

2022 Trustee Candidate Application Now Available

  Download the Trustee Candidate Application HERE.   The New England Electric Railway Historical Society, d/b/a Seashore Trolley Museum and the National Streetcar Museum at Lowell, invites shareholding members in good standing who can demonstrate they will meet and exceed all Trustee roles, expectations, and goals to apply for a Trustee position on the Board […]

Now Hiring: Full-time, year-round Bookkeeper!

  Seashore Trolley Museum seeks a self-motivated, experienced, Bookkeeper for our fast-paced, high-energy nonprofit organization. New England Electric Railway Historical Society’s Seashore Trolley Museum, located in Kennebunkport, Maine, pioneered the field of volunteer-sponsored rail preservation worldwide when it was founded in 1939.  Guests and treated to rides on our heritage railway, on board trolleys our […]

COVID-19 Policies Updated

  As of May 24, 2021, State of Maine expectations for businesses operating during COVID-19 have changed. Seashore Trolley Museum recognizes that our members and guests have varying levels of comfort during the global pandemic. As a result, Seashore has implemented changes to our COVID-19 policies to continue to keep our guests as safe and […]

Seashore Trolley Museum is a 2021 Blue Star Museum

Seashore Trolley Museum will offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer. Seashore Trolley Museum will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May […]

2021 Annual Meeting in Review

Thank you to all who joined us for our Zoom Annual Meeting on April 24, 2021. We appreciate the 75+ members and supporters that joined us for part or all of the day. If you missed the meeting, HERE are the slides that were shown during the meeting. Our Board Chair Rob Drye & our […]