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Forest Avenue power station interior, Portland, 1900

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Forest Avenue power station interior, Portland, 1900

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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.

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  • Title: Forest Avenue power station interior, Portland, 1900
  • Creation Date: 1900
  • Subject Date: 1900
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Local Code: Coll. 2115, Box 311/7
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Co.
  • Object Type: Image

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

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