Portland Water District Douglass Street Meter Shop 1933

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In 1933, the Portland Water District moved its meter shop from its Casco Street office, in Portland to its main facility on Douglass Street in Portland. This photograph shows the interior of 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.

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  • Title: Portland Water District Douglass Street Meter Shop 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

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Portland Water District
225 Douglass St., Portland, ME 04104
(207) 523-5266

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