Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Harris Dam and hydro station, Indian Pond, ca. 1955

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Harris Dam and hydro station, Indian Pond, ca. 1955

Item 74733 enlarge zoom send e-card Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter add to album

Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.

Completed in 1955, Harris Station was the largest hydroelectric dam in Maine at the time.

Its initial capacity of 75,000 kilowatts was later upgraded to 88,000.

The dam raised the level of Indian Pond by 20 feet, increasing the surface area from 2 to 5½ square miles.

Other Information


  • Title: Harris Dam and hydro station, Indian Pond, ca. 1955
  • Creation Date: circa 1955
  • Subject Date: 1955
  • Town: Greenville
  • County: Harris
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Local Code: 2004.090.0004
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Co.
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

Print This Record

Share what you know about this item

... Or if there's a problem with this page, tell us.

We do NOT offer appraisals on like items. Check our Note on Appraisals.

*Required fields.