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Machine shop at the Portland Company in Portland, Maine with employees, and equipment ca. 1890. "This is a great view of the interior of one of the machine shops for working on smaller parts. Note the overhead open shafting and drive belts, with no safety guards, powering each machine from a single industrial steam engine power source." - Fletcher, David H. 'The Portland Company 1846-1982. Charleston, S.C. : Arcadia Pub., 2002. 14.
About This Item
- Title: Machine shop, Portland Company, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photoprint
- Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 29 10-6
- Collection: Portland Company records
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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LC Subject Headings
- Portland Company (Portland, Me.)--Employees--Photographs
- Machine shops--Interiors--Maine--Portland
- Metalworking industry--Maine--Portland
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