Contributed by Biddeford Mills Museum
Laconia Manufacturing Company's office was located in a two-story red brick structure with a raised basement and a low-pitched roof. The Laconia Manufacturing Company built the offices in1890, part of an adjoining row of buildings relating to the their textile business that lined lower Main Street in Biddeford.
The second floor of the Laconia office included finish lath plaster walls with a brick fireplace in the center of the floor, and a large steel safe that contained the Laconia business ledgers, operating cash, and payroll. By 1900 they had been bought by the Pepperell Manufacturing Company and became the Laconia Division of the Pepperell Mills.
The office building has been empty since West-Point homes Inc. closed in 2009.
About This Item
- Title: Laconia Manufacturing Company office, Biddeford, ca. 2012
- Creator: George Lamontagne
- Creation Date: 2012
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Location: Biddeford, York County, ME
- Media: Digital photograph
- Local Code: 551-DSC-025
- Collection: George Lamontagne Photographs
- Object Type: Image
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- Laconia Company
- Laconia Manufacturing Company
- Pepperell Manufacturing Company
- Textile industry--Maine
For more information about this item, contact:Biddeford Mills Museum
2 Main Street, Suite 18-108, Biddeford, ME 04005
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