An image scanned from a black and white photograph with the following caption: Maine Turnpike Authority, Maine State Highway Commission, Bond Counsel and Investment Representatives meet at Augusta, Maine April 23, 1953 to arrange sale of a $75,000,000 issue of Maine Turnpike 4% bonds. The proceeds of this bond issue will be used to refinance the Kittery to Portland section and to build the Portland, Auburn, Lewiston, Gardiner and Augusta extension together with a connection to U.S. Route 1 north of Portland.
Pictured left to right, back row, Harold B. Emery, State Highway Commissioner; William B. Getchell, Jr., Executive Director, Maine Turnpike Authority; Tuthill Ketcham of Stifel, Nicholaus & Co., Inc. of Chicago; Frank S. Naiman, Maine Turnpike Authority; Robie L. Mitchell of the Firm of Mitchell & Pershing, Counselors of New York City; George D. Varney, Counsel, Maine Turnpike Authority; Jerome C. L. Tripp of Tripp and Co., Inc. of New York City; and Robert Mitchell of the firm of Mitchell & Pershing, Counselors of New York City. Front row, Lloyd B. Morton, Chairman, State Highway Commission and member of Maine Turnpike Authority; Lucius D. Barrows, Chief Engineer, State Highway Commission and Secretary and Treasurer, Turnpike Authority; Joseph T. Sayward, Chairman, Maine Turnpike Authority; Paul C. Thurston, and Charles W. Diggery, both members of the Maine Turnpike Authority. State Highway Photo by Guy Nicholas.
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