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

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

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Description

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.

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About This Item

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

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