Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Mill Housing, Canal Street, Lewiston, ca.1880

Mill Housing, Canal Street, Lewiston, ca.1880

Item 82182 zoom send e-card Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter

Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.

Description

The owners of Lewiston's many textile mills constructed blocks of housing for their workers like those which appear in this photograph. These brick buildings, which stood on the Canal Street block between Cedar and Pine Streets, are no longer in existence. More spacious duplexes and singe-family homes were also built for supervisors at the factories.

Go back