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The Portland Railroad Company electrified its Deering line on July 2, 1891 with power from a small plant in Morrill’s Corner.
In 1895 the company completed the larger Forest Avenue Power Station, and that same year completed electrification of the remaining railway lines.
About This Item
- Title: Forest Avenue power station interior, Portland, 1900
- Creation Date: 1900
- Subject Date: 1900
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Coll. 2115, Box 311/7
- Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
- Object Type: Image
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