Contributed by Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum
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Photo taken from Elm Street in Biddeford looking down Gooch Street during the Spring freshet (melting snows) in April 1885. Gooch Street had a broad array of businesses: grocers, a blacksmith, a cannery, flour and grain warehouses. Gooch Street used to run into Main Street at its eastern end via a bridge that disappeared in the early 20th century. Today Saco Island developers have plans for a pedestrian walkway with a new bridge connecting the split street once again.
About This Item
- Title: Biddeford Flood, 1885
- Creation Date: 1885
- Subject Date: 1885
- Town: Biddeford
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 18.4 cm x 11.4 cm
- Local Code: 23
- Collection: Dyer Library Postcard Collection
- Object Type: Image
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371 Main Street, Saco, ME 04072
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