Derby Race, Park Avenue, Portland ca. 1930

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This aerial photograph of Portland's Park Avenue, documented what appears to be a box-car derby race. Note the starting ramp on the right.

The surrounding athletic facilities include the Portland Stadium (renamed Fitzpatrick Stadium in 1989), the Portland Exposition Building and Richardson Field. Richardson Field was rebuilt and renamed as Hadlock Field in the 1990s.

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  • Title: Derby Race, Park Avenue, Portland ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.268
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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