Carpenter's shop employees, Portland Company, August 1887

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Carpenter's shop employees, Portland Company, August 1887

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The Portland Company created steel for locomotives, lighthouses, ships and factories. These employees worked in the carpentry shop. The Portland Company is still in operation at 58 Fore Street in Portland, Maine. Incorporated in 1846, it built steam engines for locomotives, fire engines and ships.

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About This Item

  • Title: Carpenter's shop employees, Portland Company, August 1887
  • Creation Date: 1887
  • Subject Date: 1887
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Albumen print
  • Dimensions: 16 cm x 24 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 37-76
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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