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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

EX 16 JAN 1987 fr23 and fr41

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

Creation Date


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


Portland, Me., Old Port, Commercial Street, Central Wharf, Businesses


Image Location


Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.