W. R. Usher & Sons Shoe Factory, Springvale, ca. 1887

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W. R. Usher & Sons Shoe Factory, Springvale, ca. 1887

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Description

The great Springvale fire of April 14, 1905 began in this factory at the corner of Bridge and Pleasant Streets. Following the fire, a new factory was built at this same location and first occupied by the Preston B. Keith Shoe Factory. This is likely one of Fred Philpot's earliest Sanford photographs, ca. 1887.

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  • Title: W. R. Usher & Sons Shoe Factory, Springvale, ca. 1887
  • Creator: Fred Philpot
  • Creation Date: circa 1887
  • Subject Date: circa 1887
  • Location: Sanford, York County, ME
  • Media: Print from Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 19.5 cm
  • Local Code: C39
  • Collection: Index to the Glass Negatives
  • Object Type: Image

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Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
P. O. Box 276 505 Main Street, Springvale, ME 04083
(207) 490-1028
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