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Port of Providence


Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College


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Summer 6-1978


This aerial shows I-95 in the left-center and Allens Avenue at right-center heading north into downtown. Lining the western bank of Providence Harbor is the industrial waterfront which until recently had been “long-overlooked” despite its historic role as the source Providence’s original prosperity. Today it stands as one of only two deep-water ports in New England, and one of the busiest multimodal facilities for international and domestic distribution.



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Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, MSS-0041, Special Collections, James P. Adams Library, Rhode Island College.


aerial; Port of Providence; Providence;