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Deering Factory, Portland, ca. 1870

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Deering Factory, Portland, ca. 1870

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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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  • Title: Deering Factory, Portland, ca. 1870
  • Creation Date: circa 1870
  • Subject Date: circa 1870
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Local Code: Coll. 1789
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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