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In the 1920s Portland's Kennebec Street, between Forest Avenue and Hanover Street, was a busy mix of 19th and 20th century technology. Some roads were paved, others were dirt.
A city hay scale, run by "Weigher of Hay" George H.P. Larrabee, was located near the New England Grain Company, 205-219 Kennebec St.
New England Grain, owned by Leon Herman, moved in the mid 1920s to Union Wharf. The business later became the New England Feed Company.
About This Item
- Title: Kennebec Street, Portland, ca. 1921
- Creator: Cobb, W. W.
- Creation Date: circa 1921
- Subject Date: circa 1921
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 17 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--Portland
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Cumberland County Power and Light Co. (Me.)
- Public utility companies--Maine--Portland
- Kennebec Street (Portland, Me.)
- Grain industry--Maine--Portland
- Flour and meal industry--Maine--Portland.
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