H. N. Jose locomotive, Portland, ca. 1880

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H. N. Jose locomotive, Portland, ca. 1880

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Description

The Portland Company's locomotive works manufactured this locomotive named after Portland businessman H. N. Jose for the Portland & Kennebec Railroad Company.

Horatio Nelson Jose (1819-1892) was a founder of Maine General Hospital, an organizer of the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad in 1870, and a director of the Portland, Kennebec, and Maine Central Railroads, among many other civic activities.

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About This Item

  • Title: H. N. Jose locomotive, Portland, ca. 1880
  • Creator: Portland Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 13 cm x 18 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 701, v. 3
  • Collection: Richard F. Dole papers
  • Object Type: Image

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