Million Dollar Bridge, Portland, ca. 1916

Contributed by Greater Portland Landmarks

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The perspective used for this postcard is from the Portland side of the Million Dollar Bridge looking toward South Portland. The bridge was constructed in 1916 as a cement and steel Bascule bridge. It spanned the Fore River and connected South Portland to Portland via route 77.

The Million Dollar Bridge was superseded by the Casco Bay Bridge in 1997 and officially closed in 1998.

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About This Item

  • Title: Million Dollar Bridge, Portland, ca. 1916
  • Creator: Chisholm Brothers
  • Creation Date: circa 1916
  • Subject Date: circa 1916
  • Locations:
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
    • South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: P257
  • Collection: Historic Postcard Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Greater Portland Landmarks
93 High Street, Portland, ME 04101-3797

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