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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.
About This Item
- Title: Derby Race, Park Avenue, Portland ca. 1930
- Creator: Portland Press Herald
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Local Name: Parkside
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: 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
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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LC Subject Headings
- Aerial photographs
- Portland (Me.)--Aerial views
- Portland Exposition Building (Portland, Me.)
- Portland Stadium (Portland, Me.)
- Richardson Field (Portland, Me.)
- Soap box derbies--Maine-Portland
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