Saco and Pettee Shops and Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, ca. 1910

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Saco and Pettee Shops and Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, ca. 1910

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The Saco and Pettee Shops produced textile manufacturing equipment in Biddeford from 1897-1912. The company occupied the former Saco Water Power Company Machine Shops, and after 1912 became the Saco-Lowell Shops. T

he Saco and Pettee buildings were between the taller Pepperell buildings and the Saco River, along Smith Street; the campus included multiple machine shops, storage buildings, a counting house, foundry buildings and canals. The tall Pepperell buildings included mills, picker houses, boarding houses, and weave sheds.

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  • Title: Saco and Pettee Shops and Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, ca. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: BID.MIL.O33
  • Collection: General Postcard Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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