Kennebec Street, Portland, ca. 1921

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Kennebec Street, Portland, ca. 1921

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Description

In the 1920s Portland's Kennebec Street, between Forest Avenue and Hanover Street, was a busy mix of 19th and 20th century technology. Some roads were paved, others were dirt.

A city hay scale, run by "Weigher of Hay" George H.P. Larrabee, was located near the New England Grain Company, 205-219 Kennebec St.

New England Grain, owned by Leon Herman, moved in the mid 1920s to Union Wharf. The business later became the New England Feed Company.

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About This Item

  • Title: Kennebec Street, Portland, ca. 1921
  • Creator: Cobb, W. W.
  • Creation Date: circa 1921
  • Subject Date: circa 1921
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 17 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs--Portland
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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