Fish Cannery, Brooklin
Contributed by Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society
One of the early fish canneries located on Center Harbor in Brooklin, Maine, circa 1900, as seen from the water. Stevens began packing sardines in 1890. Before then, canneries were smoking and packing pogies. In 1902, A. E. Farnsworth bought the Steven's Sardine Cannery. A reservoir was located on the hill above the cannery, and a windmill was used to pump water into the reservoir.
- Title: Fish Cannery, Brooklin
- Creator: Hooper, Jane
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Local Name: Waterfront
- Town: Brooklin
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: 35mm phototransparency of original photograph
- Local Code: Brooklin Fish Factories 6/16
- Object Type: Image
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Stevens Sardine Cannery (Brooklin, Me.)--Photographs
Canned food industry--Maine--Brooklin
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