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Item 76336

Portable sawmill, Pleasant Lake, ca. 1910

Contributed by: An individual through Stetson Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Stetson Media: Photographic print

Item 78824

Towle and Fairbanks Logging and Sawmill, Dixfield, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 57179

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

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 59822

69 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Porter-Burnham Company Use: Sawmill & Storage


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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.


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.


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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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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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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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.