Saturday, March 8, 2014
A photograph of a long-lost garage on lower Congress Street, near the present-day Maine Medical Center campus, on the eve of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The building at 510 Congress St., the current location of a CVS pharmacy, boasted a stunning art deco interior in 1942 when it opened as Grant's Department Store.
Three photos, originally published in the Feb. 28, 1966, Portland Press Herald, show a busy sunny day at a long-lost ski area in Falmouth.
Portland's Woodfords Corner as it was on May 12, 1947.
Three photos originally published in the Dec. 31, 1970, Portland Evening Express depict a small ski area that operated on the outskirts of Gorham village.
Portland has the largest fire department among New England cities with fewer than 100,000 residents, and the highest number of firefighters per capita among all midsize cities in the region.