- Item 73112 - Portland Water District construction, Sebago Lake, ca. 1924
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- Item 73112
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The caption to this photo when it appeared in the Portland Evening Express & Advertiser on December 9, 1924, was "The South Portal."Show Details
Portland Water District workers were building a new intake and conduit from Sebago Lake. The photo shows the point where the work changed from a ditch to a tunnel and where the workers fought against quicksand.
The pipe line is about 40 feet below the surface at this point.