Power station in Portland Harbor, ca. 1940

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Power station in Portland Harbor, ca. 1940

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The power station in Portland Harbor was owned by Central Maine Power Company.

Originally this was the site for a major drydock facility. The Portland and Cape Elizabeth Railroad had its direct current generating plant neaby, which then became part of the Portland Street railway, and eventually taken over by the Central Maine Power for AC power generation.

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  • Title: Power station in Portland Harbor, ca. 1940
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 31 cm x 41 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2115, Photographs #3054
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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