Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
EX 16 JAN 1987 fr23 and fr41
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
35mm gelatin silver negatives
Exterior views of The Harris Company, 188 Commercial Street (southeast corner of Commercial Street and Central Wharf).
The company began business in 1921, with the adjoining (202 Commercial Street) Harris Oil Company beginning in 1938.
The Harris Company specialized in marine industrial supplies, pumps, water systems, hardware, ropes, and marine electronic services.
At the time of this photograph, the Central Wharf and Harris Company properties had been purchased by Liberty Group.
A general view from northwest taken on the same day (16 Jan 1987) can be seen at this link.
Top image: Full exterior view of Harris Company building (188 Commercial Street) from west.
Bottom image: Full exterior view of the Harris Company Administrative Offices building (6 Central Wharf) from northwest.Chandler's Wharf condominium construction in right background.
Photos published in the Evening Express, on 16 January 1987
"The Harris Company, 1987" (1987). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 568.
Portland, Me., Old Port, Commercial Street, Central Wharf, Businesses