Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album



Bangor St. Railway power station

Bangor St. Railway power station

Item 1516 zoom send e-card Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter

Purchase a reproduction of this item on


Daylight illuminates the turbines and controls of the Bangor Street Railway Power Station in Milford on the Penobscot River. By night the interior was lit by its own electric lights.

More than almost anything else, the appearance of power to homes and businesses heralded 20th century lifestyles.

Go back

If you'd like to privately share a comment with MMN staff, please use this form.