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Sign requesting electric power, 1998

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Sign requesting electric power, 1998

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A hand-painted sign reminds utility crews that a home is without power -- and that an electric line is on the ground nearby.

Such signs were frequent during the ice storm of 1998 when many homes in Maine were without electricity for one or two weeks.

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  • Title: Sign requesting electric power, 1998
  • Creation Date: 1998
  • Subject Date: 1998
  • Media: Paint on plywood
  • Local Code: 2004.090.0410
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Company
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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

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