Keywords: Lumber industry
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Contributed by: Strong Historical Society
Date: circa 1957
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Bangor Public Library
Date: circa 1910
The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.
"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.
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The woodworking shop milled lumber and produced cut lumber and moldings for carpenters and cabinetmakers, and also produced wood-block patterns for…
Salmon industry Salmon pens off Swan's Island, ca. 1990Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Swan’s Island was home to an…
Towards the end, the Penobscot and Kenduskeag Rivers were polluted, which greatly affected the wildlife and environment. The lumber that had seemed…
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by Sherry Judd
I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.
by Brent Gay
Changes in the paper industry, labor strikes, and the community around International Paper's mills
by Patricia Richards
The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.