February 24, 2014
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.
February 17, 2014
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.
February 10, 2014
Portland’s Woodfords Corner as it was on May 12, 1947.
February 3, 2014
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.
January 27, 2014
Compare historic photos of Portland’s Franklin Street in 1963, before urban renewal, with the same scenes today.
January 20, 2014
Historic photos from 1967, 1978 and 1986 chronicle some of the activism that the Portland branch of the NAACP brought to Maine.
January 13, 2014
A fishing boat with frozen rigging is docked in Portland Harbor in this Press Herald photograph from January 1955.
January 3, 2014
A photo from the Portland Press Herald’s archives shows two small buildings that occupied a corner lot behind Merrill Auditorium. They were sold to the city for $5,000 and demolished.
December 30, 2013
New Year’s celebrations from 1939, 1950, and 1988, from the Portland Public Library’s archival collection of historic Portland Press Herald photographic negatives.
December 23, 2013
A photo from the Portland Press Herald’s archives shows Perry Greene and his dogsledding team racing down Forest Avenue near the University of Southern Maine campus.