Contributed by Seashore Trolley Museum
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Construction car #69 of the Portland Railroad Company working the lines in Portland. In this photograph, the car - also called a line car - is being used to maintain the wires that provide the electricity that powers the trolley cars.
About This Item
- Title: Construction car, Portland, ca. 1920
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 13 cm
- Local Code: 2009/2-39-87
- Collection: O.R. Cummings Maine Trolley Album Collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Maintenance & repair--Maine
- Work cars (Railroads)--Maine
- Electric railroads--Cars--Maine
- Railroad construction & maintenance--Maine
- Electric lines--Maintenance and repair
- Portland Railroad Company
- Street railroad employees
For more information about this item, contact:Seashore Trolley Museum
PO Box A, Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport, ME 04046
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