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Forest Avenue substation, Portland, ca. 1917

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Forest Avenue substation, Portland, ca. 1917

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The electric power substation on Forest Avenue in Portland powered the Portland Railroad Company's trolleys. A sign on top urges: “Use Electric Light and Power.”

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  • Title: Forest Avenue substation, Portland, ca. 1917
  • Creation Date: circa 1917
  • Subject Date: 1917
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Local Code: Coll. 2115, Box 314/PortlandRR
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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