Contributed by Maine Historical Society
"Two locomotives were built by the company in 1878 for the Rumford Falls & Buckfield Railroad. Here we see the I. Washburn Jr. outside the locomotive works, ready for delivery. The shop number was 356 on this engine, which was gauged for standard track."--Fletcher, David H. 'The Portland Company 1846-1982.' Charleston, S.C. : Arcadia Pub., 2002. 31.
About This Item
- Title: I. Washburn Jr. locomotive, 1878
- Creation Date: 1878
- Subject Date: 1878
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photoprint
- Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 33-19?
- Collection: Portland Company records
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Portland Company (Portland, Me.)
- Railroad locomotive industries--Maine--Portland
- Railroad locomotives--Maine--Portland
- Rumford Falls & Buckfield Railroad
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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