Lathe at the Portland Company, ca. 1900

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Lathe at the Portland Company, ca. 1900

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Heavy lathe used to turn large wheels, drums and rings in the Portland Company machine shop. It could also be used to turn most of the large locomotive tires produced there. The Portland Company manufactured equipment from 1846-1982 in Portland, Maine.

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  • Title: Lathe at the Portland Company, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions: 22 cm x 17 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 40a 2-34
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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