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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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Aerial photography in land use -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Land use, Urban -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Providence, R.I. -- Buildings, structures, etc.; United States Highway 95 (Providence, R.I.)

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United States of America

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Rhode Island

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aerial; Port of Providence; Providence;