Contributed by Lewiston Public Library
This appears to have been taken during the demolition of the buildings called the 'Gas Patch' in Lewiston. The photograph was taken by Gridley Barrows who was an architect of note in Lewiston.
The 'Gas Patch' was a neighborhood of single family dwellings located next to the gas storage tank. They were built by Irish immigrants in the early 20th century on Franklin Company land.
About This Item
- Title: Gas Patch demolition, Lewiston, ca. 1960
- Creator: Gridley Barrows
- Creation Date: circa 1960
- Subject Date: circa 1960
- Location: Lewiston, Androscoggin County, ME
- Media: Phototransparency
- Dimensions: 5 cm x 5 cm
- Collection: Gridley Barrows Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Textile workers--Maine--Lewiston
- Textile industry--Maine--Lewiston
- Storage tanks--Maine--Lewiston
- Labor housing--Maine--Lewiston
- Fuel tanks--Maine--Lewiston
- Irish Americans--Maine
For more information about this item, contact:Lewiston Public Library
200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
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