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Item 33724

Fiske Sawmill, Blue Hill village, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Blue Hill

Media: photograph on paper

Item 9473

Sawmill, Kingfield, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1875

Location: Kingfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 13137

Johnson Sawmill, Westbrook, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photographic print

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Item 59822

69 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Porter-Burnham Company

Use: Sawmill & Storage

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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.


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.


W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Sawmill, Surry, ca. 1903

Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

Saunders, bought a sawmill from another man in Surry. With the help of his friend and cousin, Fred Torrey, they set up the sawmill on Cunningham…

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Arch Bridge, Vaughan Stream, Hallowell, ca. 1930

Historic Hallowell - The Vaughan Stream & Sawmills

The sawmill would cut the trees up into planks. After that, the planks were sent to the lumber company to be sold to anyone who needing to build…

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Employees of C. V. Starbird sawmill, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbirds Employees of C. V. Starbird sawmill, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 57179 infoStrong Historical Society Employees of the C.V.