Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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.
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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Bay State (sidewheeler)
- Iron industry and trade
- Manufacturing industries--Maine--Portland
- Metalworking industries--Maine--Portland
- New England Ship Building Company
- Portland Company (Portland, Me.)
- Ship equipment & rigging--Maine--Portland--1890-1900--Photographs
- Steel industry and trade
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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