Keywords: Industrial Facilities
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Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
Date: circa 1910
Media: Glass Negative
Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photographic print
"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
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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The Company operates a fully integrated pulp and paper facility with three tissue machines and two paper machines in Lincoln, Maine.”
The Bolduc Correctional Facility on Route 97 is still an active farm industry for inmates. Prison Corner, Thomaston, ca.
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by Donna Cassese
I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.
by Charles Dodge
I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology
by Abbott Mosher
My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.