John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860
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John Alfred Poor (1809-1871) was the founder of the Portland Company, a steel fabricating company in Portland that made engines for trains and ships, among other products. He was a promoter of the Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railroad, continuously working to expand the Maine railroad system.