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Historical Items

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Item 103558

Solomon Hopkins house, Coopers Mills, Whitefield, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Whitefield Historical Society Date: circa 1906 Location: Whitefield Media: Postcard

Item 82069

Dana Warp Mill, Westbrook, 1893

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library Date: 1893 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 103347

Achorn Complex, Coopers Mills, Whitefield, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Whitefield Historical Society Date: circa 1906 Location: Whitefield Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Gunpowder for the Civil War

The gunpowder mills at Gambo Falls in Windham and Gorham produced about a quarter of the gunpowder used by Union forces during the Civil War. The complex contained as many as 50 buildings.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Mills & Paper Industry - Page 2 of 2

1893: New owners N.M. Jones and James B. Mullen expand the mill and operations to include sulfite pulp, a much better kind of pulp.

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Lincoln, Maine - Mills & Paper Industry - Page 1 of 2

In the late 1890s, he was part-owner of a Lincoln saw mill and he later invented the first steam-powered log hauler at Waterville Iron Works in 1901.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

The owner of the mill, Frank C. Deering commented to the Biddeford Daily Journal that the fire must have been the work of an arsonist. Mr.