Deering Factory, Portland, ca. 1870

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Deering Factory, Portland, ca. 1870

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Description

The Deering factory was built by J. Winslow Jones in 1870 to process "Winslow's World Renowned Green Corn." It was located on the bank of the Presumscot River. It was reputedly "the largest canning factory in the world" when it was built. It burned in 1875.

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About This Item

  • Title: Deering Factory, Portland, ca. 1870
  • Creation Date: circa 1870
  • Subject Date: circa 1870
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 1789
  • Collection: Winslow's World Renowned Green Corn Company scrapbook
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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