- Item 103603 - Oil tank car fire, Kennebec Street, Portland, ca. 1935
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- Item 103603
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Firefighters battled a blaze from what appears to be an oil tank railway car. The "Tydol" gas sign, from the Standard Oil of NY station at 157 Kennebec Street, and the General Tires CE Noyes billboard, at 195 Forest Avenue, locates this scene near the intersection of Kennebec and Forest.Show Details
This area of Portland housed a number of automotive, tire, and filling station businesses as well as residential units.