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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

H-MarginalWay-BackCove-1970

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

1970

Description

Aerial view of Marginal Way and contiguous portions of Back Cove and downtown Portland, from southwest. Excavation and landfill in progress for highway I-295 construction project. Forest Avenue, Bedford Street, Winslow Street, and Deering Oaks in foreground. Marginal Way at center. Kennedy Park houses, Franklin Arterial, Franklin Towers at center right. Downtown Portland at right. Munjoy Hill, Portland House, Grand Trunk Railroad grain elevator in background. Casco Bay in distant background.

Photo circa September 1970.

Keywords

Portland, Me., Oakdale, Bayside, Back Cove, Highway I-295, Forest Avenue

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.