Columbian Canning Company Smokehouse Employees, Lubec, ca. 1900
Contributed by Lubec Historical Society
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Founded in 1891, the Columbian Canning Company became one of the largest smoked herring plants in the world. It was bought by Booth Fisheries in 1963 and processed salt fish. Note soldering irons held by some of the workers.
- Title: Columbian Canning Company Smokehouse Employees, Lubec, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Lubec
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 24.4
- Local Code: Lubec Historical Society
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652
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LC Subject Headings
Canned fish industry--Maine--Lubec
Atlantic herring fisheries--Maine
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