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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Call number of Original

45512

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

9-5-1946

Description

Full exterior view of Grand Trunk Railroad grain elevator (Elevator number 1), from west. located near intersection of Fore Street and Hancock Street. Portion of conveyor visible at right.
(For locations of both Grand Trunk grain elevators, and the railroad piers, see this map from the 1914 Richards Altas)

The Grain Elevators were constructed ca.1895, and the last of the two was demolished between February and September 1973.

Photo published in the Evening Express, on 5 September 1946.

Keywords

Portland, Me., Waterfront, Old Port, Portland Harbor

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.