Contributed by Stockholm Historical Society
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View of Stockholm mills looking north showing the old wooden bridge. The box and veneer mill is on the left and the clothes pin mill is on the right. In addition to clothespins, the mill also made peavey and pick-pole handles for the lumbering industry, whiffletrees, snowshoes and perforated chair seats. The clothes pin mill was later convrted to a long lumber mill.
note: A whiffletree (also whippletree or swingletree) is a horizontal crossbar attached to the front of a wagon to which the traces of an animal are attached.
About This Item
- Title: Mills, Stockholm, ca. 1922
- Creation Date: circa 1922
- Subject Date: circa 1922
- Location: Stockholm, Aroostook County, ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 7 cm x 11 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Veneer industry--Maine--Stockholm
- Lumber industry--Maine--Stockholm
- Laundry--Equipment and supplies
- Box industry--Maine--Stockholm
- chair seat
- Maine Swedish Colony
- perforated chair seat
For more information about this item, contact:Stockholm Historical Society
280 Main Street, Stockholm, ME 04783
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