West Buxton dam, ca. 1912
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The West Buxton Power Station on the Saco River.
Portland Electric Co. built the dam on the river in 1906 at the site of a former sawmill.
In 1912, Cumberland County Power & Light Co. purchased the power station. Central Maine Power Co. acquired the Cumberland County company in 1942.
The power station pictured here was replaced in 1947-1948.
- Title: West Buxton dam, ca. 1912
- Creation Date: circa 1912
- Subject Date: circa 1912
- Town: Buxton
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 14 x 9
- Local Code: Photographs -- Places -- Bryant Pond-Buxton
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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Central Maine Power Company
Saco River (N.H. and Me.)
Cumberland County Power and Light Co.
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