Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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The Great Eastern Depot on Commercial Street was the terminus of the Grand Trunk Railway at Portland. A newspaper article described the depot that "embraces probably the most extensive accommodations for the transactions of business to be found in the United States."
The passenger station was arranged with a complete suite of offices and was "fitted with every convenience and accommodation that could be devised for such a purpose."
The railroad connected Portland with Montreal and Quebec.
About This Item
- Title: Great Eastern Depot, Portland, ca. 1860
- Creation Date: circa 1860
- Subject Date: circa 1860
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Engraving
- Dimensions: 15 cm x 16 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--Railways--Grand Trunk
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
- Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada--Maine--Portland--Facilities
- Commercial Street (Portland, Me.)
- Railroad stations--Maine--Portland
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