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Item 79982

Rumford mills, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Rumford

Media: Photographic print

Item 1445

Rumford Falls Sulphite Mill, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Rumford

Media: Photographic print

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Reading room at Eastern Fine, Brewer, 1919

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.


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Edmund S. Muskie, Democratic nominee for U.S. vice president, 1968

Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

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

Mullen expand the mill and operations to include sulfite pulp, a much better kind of pulp. The name is changed to Katahdin Pulp & Paper Company.

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Hugh J. Chisholm, Rumford, ca. 1920

Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 1 of 2

… region: Rumford Falls Paper Company Rumford Falls Sulfite Company, Rumford Falls Publishing Company, Rumford Falls Boom Company, Rumford Falls…

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Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895

Western Maine Foothills Region - Building Boom and Piers above the Falls

I think the Sulfite Company will have to put in a coffer but the Paper Company ought to be out of the way the proper operation it seems to me.