Portland Company traveling crane, ca. 1880

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"The Portland Company electric traveling rail crane is pictured outside the shops, lifting items to be loaded or unloaded onto rail cars or wagons for shipment to customers."--Fletcher, David H. 'The Portland Company 1846-1982.' Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub., 2002. 12.

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About This Item

  • Title: Portland Company traveling crane, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 23 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 40b 19-7
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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