New looms arriving at the Hill Mill, Lewiston, October 1961

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New looms arriving at the Hill Mill, Lewiston, October 1961

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Description

The Hill Mill was one of many textile mills in Lewiston-Auburn. Construction began on the mill in 1850 under the Hill Manufacturing Company of local industrialist Thomas J. Hill. The mill remained operational for over a century, during which time it was absorbed into the Bates Manufacturing Company before it closed in 1971.


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About This Item

  • Title: New looms arriving at the Hill Mill, Lewiston, October 1961
  • Creator: Bates Manufacturing Company
  • Creation Date: 1961
  • Subject Date: 1961
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: 2013.0.66
  • Object Type: Image

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Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 753-6545
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