Engineer's cottage on the Nonesuch River, ca. 1875

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Engineer's cottage on the Nonesuch River, ca. 1875

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A large group of men and pose on the roof and front lawn of a cottage along the Nonesuch River in Scarborough.

Captain John B. Coyle (1805-1885) of Portland was the First Engineer of the Portland Steamship Line and is in this photograph.

Others in the photo are E. Russell Barbour of Portland, a leather and rubber merchant in business with his father; William Rhodes of Portland, a steam engineer; John Taylor of Cape Elizabeth, an engineer; George Coyle of Portland, a manufacturer; E.C. Chase, Samuel Gammon and [?] Weeks.

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About This Item

  • Title: Engineer's cottage on the Nonesuch River, ca. 1875
  • Creation Date: circa 1875
  • Subject Date: circa 1875
  • Town: Scarborough
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 15 cm x 22 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1329, Photographs--Scarborough
  • Collection: Barbour family collection
  • Object Type: Image

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

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