Munjoy Hill tents after Great Fire, Portland, 1866

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Description

A stereograph view of the destruction of the Portland fire of 1866, showing tents on Munjoy Hill, looking from the Portland Observatory.

To the center right is the dome of the Grand Trunk Railroad roundhouse. The photo also shows the Grand Trunk freight house.

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About This Item

  • Title: Munjoy Hill tents after Great Fire, Portland, 1866
  • Creator: John P. Soule
  • Creation Date: 1866-07-12
  • Subject Date: 1866-07-04
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Stereograph
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 17 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2033, no. 488
  • Collection: Great Portland Fire of 1866 stereoscopic photographs
  • Object Type: Image

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