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Film of WPA Crews Building Sewer Lines in Portland, ME, ca. 1940

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(3:17), color, silent

Film of WPA crews at work on the municipal sewer lines in Portland, ca. 1940. Contributed by Maine Historical Society, Maine Memory Network, © All Rights Reserved, Educational Use Permitted.

The film was taken ca. 1940 by the Portland Engraving Company for the city of Portland.

Watch online: https://www.mainememory.net/artifact/23513

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