Mostly forgotten Harry Cochrane’s last major works have been hidden in plain sight for the better part of a century.
Portland trivia: There are no lighthouses anywhere in the city.
When the 20 million gallon Munjoy Hill reservoir burst, the ensuing torrent destroyed two houses and killed four people.
He had hundreds of them crawling around the studio where he gave music lessons.
The sculptures can be seen in Portland, Harpswell and Washington, D.C.
John Alfred Poor got frostbite and pneumonia on his grueling trek to bring trains from Canada to Portland.
The sailors came back one night, three weeks later, with a 6-pound cannon. They fired it into King’s house.
Before she was 20, at a time when women weren’t trusted to vote, she rode a motorcycle to stardom on the wall of death.
There’s still two remnants of Union Station you can see in Portland today. Part of the train shed made its was to Thompson’s Point. What’s left of the old clock sits in a glass case in Congress Square.
He used the three cents in his pocket to buy three newspapers, which he sold on the corner at a profit. By the end of the day, he had nine cents. When he died, 71 years later he was worth $174 million, which is $43.2 billion in todays cash.