Contributed by Biddeford Mills Museum
The Saco-Lowell Shops were once one of the largest textile machine manufacturers in the United States. It was formed in 1912 when Saco-Pettee Machine Shop consolidated with Lowell Machine Shop to become Saco-Lowell; the company had manufacturing facilities in Massachusetts in the towns of Lowell and Newton, and in Biddeford, Maine.
Saco-Lowell, a descendent of the old Saco Water Power Company machine shop, closed around 1960, ending the manufacturing of textile machinery in Biddeford.
About This Item
- Title: Saco-Lowell apprentice banquet, Biddeford, 1938
- Creator: Daignault, Louis
- Creation Date: 1938
- Subject Date: 1938
- Town: Biddeford
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph Print
- Dimensions: 22.9 cm x 61 cm
- Local Code: 218
- Collection: Photo Collection
- Object Type: Image
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- Biddeford (Me.)
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- Labor unions--Maine--Biddeford
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- Textile industry unions--Maine--Biddeford
- Textile industry--Maine--Biddeford
- Textile mill workers--Maine--Biddeford
For more information about this item, contact:Biddeford Mills Museum
2 Main Street, Suite 18-108, Biddeford, ME 04005
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