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Item 6609

Great Northern Paper Co., Millinocket, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Millinocket

Media: Photographic print

Item 19089

Great Northern Paper Co. truck, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service

Date: circa 1920

Location: Millinocket

Media: Photographic print

Item 23297

Great Northern Paper office building, Millinocket, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Millinocket

Media: Postcard

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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Draper's claim northeast of Bath, 1795

Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

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John Burton with weeding spade, ca. 1900

Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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Hugh J. Chisholm, Rumford, ca. 1920

Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

Thus was born his great Oxford Paper Company on December 7, 1899 and ratified by the State Attorney General the next day.

Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

… 1915, became known as the Katahdin Pulp and Paper Company, part of Eastern Manufacturing Company of Brewer referred to as Eastern Corporation.

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

… of long logs, and later pulp, from far in the northern forests around Moosehead Lake, down to the lumber mills of central Maine.