An opinion on Eastern's closing, Brewer, ca. 2004Item 75220 info
Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine
Phyllis Beaulieu started working for Eastern in 1949 and retired in 1988. She had worked under Bruce Hamilton in her later years at the mill and remembers him fondly.
She, however, places the sole blame for the mill closing on Joe Torras, the owner when it closed.
Listen to Phyllis talk about her thoughts regarding the mill’s closure.