Trench for new water supply, ca. 1923

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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.

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  • 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

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