The 'North America' of the Panama Railroad

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

The Panama Railroad ordered all of its steam engines from the Portland Company. This photograph was taken in front of the machine shop in Portland. The 'North America' was shop #151, 5"0 gauge, and sent out on February 15, 1868.

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About This Item

  • Title: The 'North America' of the Panama Railroad
  • Creation Date: 1868
  • Subject Date: 1868
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Albumen print
  • Dimensions: 23 cm x 37 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 33-72
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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