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Slubbers at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925

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Slubbers at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925

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An unidentified worker attending the slubber machines at the Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925. The slubbing machines would pull, draw out, and twist the yarn until it was the proper size, weight, and strength. The containers from which the yarn is being drawn are called "cans".

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  • Title: Slubbers at 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: 2828
  • 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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