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Item 19466

Granite Industry Instruction Manual

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Paper and ink print

Item 19462

Granite Sample

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Stone

Item 19471

Schooner Loading Granite at Hall Quarry, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Mount Desert; Hall Quarry

Media: Photographic print

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Pepperell Manufacturing fire insurance map, 1929

Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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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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Cotton Mill, Academy Street, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Industrial Technology

Industrial Technology Sydney Gross, Alex Landry, Alex Guiou, Sydney Perry & Maggie Pomerleau Cotton Mill, Academy Street, Hallowell, ca.

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Ship's Caulking Tool Kit

Historic Hallowell - Industrial Recources

Industrial Recources Grant Bowen's Interwiew with Captain Aurthur Moore, Harbor Master  In earlier days, ships were made of wood, but later were…

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Boarding House in Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

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