Keywords: Lumber mill
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Contributed by: Bangor Public Library
Date: circa 1905
Media: Custom Postcard
Contributed by: Strong Historical Society
Date: circa 1957
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: F B Irvin Lumber Company
Use: Lumber Storage and Mill
Owner in 1924: F E Irvin Lumber Company
Owner in 1924: F E Irwin LuMber Company
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.
Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.
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In 1871, James C. Emerson built a small sawmill on the site of where the spool mill was to be. The sawmill engaged in sawing lumber for various…
In order to take lumber from both mills down the river, they had to be assembled into rafts. Ten rafts were hooked together with one man on each end…
At this time the mill was owned by the Eastern Manufacturing Company. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.
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by Arnold R. Couture
I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician
by Mike Luciano
Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes
by Brent Gay
Changes in the paper industry, labor strikes, and the community around International Paper's mills