Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
TL 06 MAR 1994 and PH 09 MAR 1998
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
35mm color negatives
Views of Gilbert's Chowder House, 92 Commercial Street (Custom House Wharf).
The popular seafood diner opened in September 1993, in the former Lundgren's Cash Market storefront, renovated by brothers Jim Gilbert and Ed Gilbert. The building was also previously the entrance to Casco Bay Lines ferry terminal (see photo from 1980 at this link).
Top image: View of the restaurant entrance, from northwest.
Photo published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 6 March 1994.
Bottom image: Restaurant owner Jim Gilbert in Gilbert's dining area.
Photo published in the Portland Press Herald, on 9 March 1998.
"Gilbert's Chowder House, 1994 and 1998" (1994). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 462.
Portland, Me., Old Port, Waterfront, Custom House Wharf, Businesses