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Historical Items (5193)  |  Tax Records (19140)  |  Exhibits (65)  |  Sites (43)  | 

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Item 80136

Title: Maine Coated Paper Company blueprint, 1903

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

Date: 1903

Location: Rumford

Media: Blue Ink on paper

Item 82062

Title: #1 paper machine, Otis Mill, Jay, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Jay

Media: Photograph

Item 78660

Title: Umbagog Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1881

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

Date: circa 1881

Location: Livermore Falls

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 19140 View All

Item 41777

Address: 66-70 Cross Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Casco Paper Box Co.

Use: Box Factory

Item 70924

Address: Paper Supplies Building, Presumpscot Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad

Use: Paper Supplies Building

Item 37326

Address: 214-220 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Percival P. Baxter Agent

Use: Shop - Junk

Exhibits Showing 3 of 65 View All

Exhibit

Pejepscot dam structure, Topsham, 1893

Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Reading room at Eastern Fine, Brewer, 1919

Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.

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Site

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

Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

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Site

Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.

Site

Mount Cutler House, Hiram, ca. 1900

Hiram Historical Society

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