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Portland Water District Douglass Street Facility, Portland, ca. 1928

Contributed by Portland Water District

This is an exterior photo of Portland Water District's Douglass Street facility taken shortly after its 1928 opening.

This facility was designed by architects John Calvin Stevens and his son John Howard Stevens. The building was constructed by F. A. Rumery Co. of Portland, the copper lanterns on the gates and doors were installed and built by H. N. Blanchard Electric Co. of Portland, and the slate roofing and copper tower were put on by J. E. Brady & Son also of Portland.

This facility included service offices, garage, meter department and warehouse, and replaced the District's Kennebec Street shop.

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  • Title: Portland Water District Douglass Street Facility, Portland, ca. 1928
  • Creator: Portland Water District
  • Creation Date: circa 1928
  • Subject Date: circa 1928
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18.4 cm x 23.5 cm
  • Local Code: L1-41
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Portland Water District
225 Douglass St., Portland, ME 04104
(207) 523-5266
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