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Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory interior, Dixfield, ca. 1880

Contributed by Dixfield Historical Society

This interior view of the Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory, ca. 1880, shows the vats and equipment used in the cheese making process. Incorporated in 1874 by Nathan Carver, William White, John Holman, and 28 others, the factory was run by D. F. Newton and only operated in the summertime. Dixfield Centre, also known as The Common, was highly agricultural. The dairy farms here and in East Dixfield provided the milk to run the factory.

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  • Title: Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory interior, 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 16.6
  • Local Code: 2014-96
  • Collection: Dixfield Historical Society Reference 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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