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A trench and pipes are part of a project to upgrade the water supply from Sebago Lake to Portland in 1923.
Portland's Water District constructed a new intake and conduit at Sebago Lake to convey water to the transmission mains in order to provide more water to the Greater Portland area, including Biddeford and Brunswick.
About This Item
- Title: Trench for new water supply, ca. 1923
- Creation Date: circa 1923
- Subject Date: circa 1923
- Location: Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.1086
- Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Construction equipment--Maine
- Pipes (Conduits)--Maine
- Sebago Lake (Me.)
- Water supply--Maine--Portland
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