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The Cushman Baking Company delivery wagon and employees are shown in about 1920. Cushman's, with headquarters in Portland and a plant in Lynn, Massachusetts, was known for home delivery. The bakery also sold products at retail outlets.
Cushman's began operating in about 1914 and went out of business in 1969.
Painted on the side of the truck is, "Cushman Baking Co., Elm and Kennebec Sts."
About This Item
- Title: Cushman Baking Company delivery truck, Portland, ca. 1920
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Coll. 2237, folder 1
- Collection: Cushman Baking Company Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Carts & wagons--Maine--Portland
- Cushman Baking Company (Portland, Me.)--Equipment and supplies
- Cushman Baking Company (Portland, Me.)--People
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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