City of Richmond steam ship, ca. 1882

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The 'City of Richmond' steamship sailed from Portland to Bar Harbor three days a week during the summer months in the late 1800s. In 1881 she ran aground on the Mark Island Ledge. She was rebuilt by the Portland Company and continued in service until 1892.

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  • Title: City of Richmond steam ship, ca. 1882
  • Creation Date: circa 1882
  • Subject Date: circa 1882
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Albumen print
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 39 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 37-49
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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