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Historical Items

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Item 9048

Pulp Mill, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 31548

Pulp mill, Lincoln, 1915

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: 1915 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Item 31390

Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: 1902 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

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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.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

Site Pages

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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.

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902 - Page 1 of 2

mill came in 1910 and was built in front of the pulp mill. The trestle at right is still used by the railway today.

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp and paper mill, Lincoln, 1945 - Page 1 of 2

The mounds are pulp wood. To the left is the narrow gauge railroad going to the river. View additional information about this item on the Maine…

My Maine Stories

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Story

First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman
by Arthur Benedetto

I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers

Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.