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Keywords: Lumber mill

Historical Items

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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

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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

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Exhibit

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: 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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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

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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…

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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…

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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

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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

I never thought I would work at a paper mill.
by Greg Bizier

I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.