John B. Vigue, 1949
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Jean Baptiste (John) Vigue, born 1890 in St. Georges, Quebec, joined Central Maine Power Co. in 1909 when it was still known as Messalonskee Electric Company.
He gained a reputation for speed and vigor as a lineman, and according to one estimate, helped build roughly 700 miles of transmission in his 43 years of service.
Two of Vigue’s sons, Albert and Donald, also worked for CMP.
- Title: John B. Vigue, 1949
- Creation Date: 1949
- Subject Date: 1949
- Media: Photograph
- Local Code: Coll. 2115, Box 313-employees-service pins
- Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
- Object Type: Image
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