Twin marine boilers, Portland Company, ca. 1895

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

The Portland Company built marine and other engines. These two boilers await installation into the passenger side-wheeler Bay State, built in 1895 by the New England Ship Building Company in Bath.

The 12-foot-diameter, 23.8-foot-long boilers have exhaust or smokestack bases on different sides, indicating left or right hand placement.

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About This Item

  • Title: Twin marine boilers, Portland Company, ca. 1895
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Town: Portland, South Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions: 16 cm x 24 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 40a 5-9
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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