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Keywords: Grand Trunk Railroad

Historical Items

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Item 11518

Grand Trunk Station, Portland, 1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1938-08-13 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 5856

Grand Trunk Railroad Grain Elevator, Portland, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 17438

Grand Trunk Railroad turntable, Portland, 1956

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1956-06-20 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 53355

84-184 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad Use: Railroad - Station

Item 53356

Assessor's Record, 84-184 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Grand Trunk Railroad Co. Use: Railroad - Platforms

Item 53289

Assessor's Record, 84-184 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Grand Trunk Railroad Co. Use: Grain Elevator & Mill

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111337

Grand Truck Railway Terminal, Portland, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Exhibit

Power of Potential

The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) held their seventh annual convention in Portland during July 12 to July 18, 1925. Over 2,000 working women from around the country visited the city.

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A Convenient Soldier: The Black Guards of Maine

The Black Guards were African American Army soldiers, members of the segregated Second Battalion of the 366th Infantry sent to guard the railways of Maine during World War II, from 1941 to 1945. The purpose of the Black Guards' deployment to Maine was to prevent terrorist attacks along the railways, and to keep Maine citizens safe during the war.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Railroad into the Village

… as can be found in the State, excepting the Grand Trunk Depot in Portland. They are an ornament to the village, and an honor to the company.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

… arrived over the weekend by train at the Grand Trunk Station on India Street. The convention was held at Portland City Hall (Merrill Auditorium)…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 1 of 2

He ultimately sold newspapers on the Grand Trunk Railroad System. He formed a partnership with his brother, in 1861, to publish papers for this…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars