Contributed by Maine Historical Society
The building on O'Neil Street housed the South Portland Fire Deparment alarm equipment and air tanks to operate the whistle from 1916-1924.
It later became the South Portland Department of Public Works.
The department bought the whistle second-hand from the Portland Gas Light Co. and first installed it at a railway power house at Knightville in 1901.
About This Item
- Title: Fire alarm building, South Portland, ca. 1950
- Creator: Portland Evening Express
- Creation Date: circa 1950
- Subject Date: circa 1950
- Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 25 cm x 19 cm
- Local Code: Photographs -- South Portland -- Fire Department
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Firefighting equipiment--Maine--South Portland
- Fire stations--Maine--South Portland
- South Portland Fire Department (Me.)--Facilities
- Fire alarms
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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