Portland Water District work, Sebago Lake, 1924
Contributed by Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
As part of a Portland Water District construction project to build a new gate and screen house at Sebago Lake, a new pipeline was extended 1600 feet into Sebago Lake from the new intake using a combination vessel, pictured here, that contained both a bucket and a derrick.
The bucket dug out a trench and the derrick lowered the pipe sections in the trench. Divers worked from the vessel to bolt and seam the pipe connections under water.
- Title: Portland Water District work, Sebago Lake, 1924
- Creation Date: 1924
- Subject Date: 1924
- Town: Standish
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: glass negative
- Dimensions (cm): 8 x 11
- Local Code: Coll. 1949_9378; 2005.061.9378
- Collection: Portland Press Herald Collection
- Object Type: Image
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