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Keywords: St. Croix Pulp and Paper

Historical Items

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Item 10354

St. Croix Pulp & Paper Company postcard, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Woodland Media: Postcard

Item 87974

St. Croix Paper Mill, Woodland, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Woodland Media: Glass Negative

Item 98636

Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Woodland Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

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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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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.