Contributed by Portland Water District
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In 1933, the Portland Water District moved its meter shop from its Casco Street office in Portland office to its main facility on Douglass Street. This photograph shows the interior of the new meter shop upon completion.
The Portland Water District was able to complete the new meter shop with C. W. A. (Civil Works Administration) funds made available by the Federal Government under its plan to relieve the unemployment situation by granting funds to public agencies so that they could complete projects approved by the Federal Relief Authorities.
About This Item
- Title: Portland Water District Douglass Street Meter Shop, Portland, 1933
- Creation Date: 1933
- Subject Date: 1933
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 19 cm x 24 cm
- Local Code: L1-25A
- Collection: Large Photo Collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Municipal services--Maine--Portland
- Douglass Street (Portland, Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Portland Water District
225 Douglass St., Portland, ME 04104
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