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Item 9048

Title: Pulp Mill, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1900

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photograph

Item 31548

Title: Pulp mill, Lincoln, 1915

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society

Date: 1915

Location: Lincoln

Media: photograph

Item 31390

Title: Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society

Date: 1902

Location: Lincoln

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

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.

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

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.