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Cheese wheels produced at Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory, Dixfield, ca. 1880

Contributed by Dixfield Historical Society

This image shows the cheese aging room at the Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory Co. near Dixfield Common around 1880. Pictured are Lula Chase, Dan Newton, and Nettie Holman. Dan Newton was in charge of running the factory which operated during summer months only. Most of the production was made in twenty pound wheels. The dairy farms in the surrounding area sold their milk to the factory.

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  • Title: Cheese wheels produced at Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory, Dixfield, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Local Name: Dixfield Common
  • Town: Dixfield
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 11.5 x 16.5
  • Local Code: 2014-97
  • Collection: Dixfield Historical Society Photo Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Dixfield Historical Society
59 Main Street, PO Box 182, Dixfield, ME 04224
(207) 562-7595

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