Building the Maine Central Railroad overpass, North Yarmouth, 1911

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Building the Maine Central Railroad overpass, North Yarmouth, 1911

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Description

In 1911, the railroad track relocation project by Maine Central Railroad was manned by both local workers and by men from Portland known as “the Italians.” This photo shows work crews constructing a temporary trestle that would eventually become the overpass on Route 9 (Memorial Highway).

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About This Item

  • Title: Building the Maine Central Railroad overpass, North Yarmouth, 1911
  • Creation Date: 1911
  • Subject Date: 1911
  • Town: North Yarmouth
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 5.3 cm x 8.1 cm
  • Local Code: img710.jpg
  • Collection: Ginger Sawyer Collins collection (in process)
  • Object Type: Image

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North Yarmouth Historical Society
10 Village Square Road , North Yarmouth, ME 04097
(207) 772-1568

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