Gulf Island Dam and hydro station construction, ca. 1926

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The Gulf Island Hydro Station, on the Androscoggin River 4 ½ miles upstream from Lewiston and Auburn, was built during 1926.

At its completion in 1927 it was the largest hydroelectric project in Maine, and accounted for more than half of Central Maine Power’s hydroelectric generating capacity.

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  • Title: Gulf Island Dam and hydro station construction, ca. 1926
  • Creator: Morton C. Tuttle Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1926
  • Subject Date: circa 1926
  • Location: Lewiston, Androscoggin County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: 2004.090.3061
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
  • Object Type: Image

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