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Bale breakers at the Pepperell Mills, Biddeford circa 1925

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Bale breakers at the Pepperell Mills, Biddeford circa 1925

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In the Picker House at the Pepperell Mills, unidentified men break open cotton bales and feed them into the bale breaker machines to clean and fluff the material. From here the cotton will go on to the breaker picker and the finisher picker machines.

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  • Title: Bale breakers at the Pepperell Mills, Biddeford circa 1925
  • Creation Date: circa 1925
  • Subject Date: circa 1925
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 12.5 x 17.5
  • Local Code: 2816
  • Collection: Pepperell Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 284-4181
http://www.mcarthurpubliclibrary.org/

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