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Gristmill and Cataract Falls, Saco, ca. 1900

Contributed by Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Gristmill and Cataract Falls, Saco, ca. 1900

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This picture depicts Cataract Falls and the old gristmill at right on the original Pepperell Mill site in the early 1900s.

The gristmill contained four runs of stones, two bolting machines, and a corn and plaster mill. It was the last of its kind to survive on the Saco River until it was torn down in 1917.

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  • Title: Gristmill and Cataract Falls, Saco, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Saco
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.58 cm
  • Local Code: PH.GN.AR5.1
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum
371 Main Street, Saco, ME 04072
207-283-3861
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