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Item 82182

Title: Mill Housing, Canal Street, Lewiston, ca.1880

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1880

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 82183

Title: Mill Housing, Canal Street, Lewiston, ca.1880

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1880

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 67427

Title: Hollingsworth & Whitney housing, Winslow, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Winslow Historical Preservation Committee

Date: circa 1920

Location: Winslow

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Brunswick-Topsham pedestrian bridge, ca. 1920

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

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.