Spinning room, Haskell Silk Company, Westbrook, 1907

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Spinning room, Haskell Silk Company, Westbrook, 1907

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Description

Modern mechanized throwing or spinning machinery at the Haskell Silk Company's new mill in Westbrook.

The Haskell Silk Company in Westbrook employed 300 workers in 1907 and was located on the banks of the Presumpscot River, as silk manufacture requires a great deal of fresh water.

Haskell silk products were considered the finest in the country.

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About This Item

  • Title: Spinning room, Haskell Silk Company, Westbrook, 1907
  • Creator: Lamson
  • Creation Date: 1907
  • Subject Date: 1907
  • Town: Westbrook
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 7 cm x 8 cm
  • Local Code: Mn P837.1, Apr. 1907 p. 692
  • Object Type: Image

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