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Historical Items Showing 3 of 322 View All

Item 69116

Stacked long lumber, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1957

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1957

Location: Strong

Media: Photographic print

Item 99451

Bangor lumber mill workers, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1905

Location: Bangor

Media: Custom Postcard

Item 10776

Gilbertville steam lumber mill, 1906

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1906

Location: Gilbertville

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 86133

Lumber Storage and Mill, Brown Wharf Mill Building, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F B Irvin Lumber Company

Use: Lumber Storage and Mill

Item 86141

Assessor's Record, Mill, Browns Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F E Irvin Lumber Company

Use: Mill

Item 86143

Assessor's Record, Mill, Browns Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F E Irwin LuMber Company

Use: Mill

Exhibits Showing 3 of 25 View All

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US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

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.

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Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

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.

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Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

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.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 712 View All

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John MacGregor, Lincoln, 1898

Lincoln, Maine - MacGregor's Spool Mill

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…

Site Page

Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine - Mills & Paper Industry - Page 1 of 2

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…

Site Page

Pulp mill, Lincoln, 1915

Lincoln, Maine - Pulp mill, Lincoln, 1915 - Page 1 of 2

At this time the mill was owned by the Eastern Manufacturing Company. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 15 View All

Story

It was like a family in the mill

by Arnold R. Couture


I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician

Story

My 41 year career in Maine paper mills

by Mike Luciano


Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes

Story

If you wanted a good job, the mill was the place to be.

by Brent Gay


Changes in the paper industry, labor strikes, and the community around International Paper's mills