Aerial view of Casco Bay and the Portland Peninsula, ca. 1920

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Aerial view of Casco Bay and the Portland Peninsula, ca. 1920

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Description

In this aerial photograph looking southwest, major components include the open-spaced Eastern Promenade across the foreground, as well as the working waterfront and railroad, which extended from the Eastern Prom to beyond the "Million Dollar Bridge" in the background. Congress Street, the major thoroughfare on the right, dissected the city.

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About This Item

  • Title: Aerial view of Casco Bay and the Portland Peninsula, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Portland, South Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.328
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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