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Item 67656

Title: View of Royal River, Forest Paper Co., Yarmouth, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Yarmouth

Media: Photograph

Item 31852

Title: Royal River below Riverside Farm, North Yarmouth, ca. 1900

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: North Yarmouth

Media: photograph

Item 34035

Title: Temporary Bridge over the Royal River, North Yarmouth, 1955

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: North Yarmouth

Media: Photograph

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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.

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

Soldiers, North Yarmouth, 1942

Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.