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Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Location: Blue Hill
Media: photograph on paper
Contributed by: Stanley Museum
Date: circa 1875
Media: Photographic print
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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'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.
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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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…
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…
Starbirds Employees of C. V. Starbird sawmill, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 57179 infoStrong Historical Society Employees of the C.V.