Grand Lake Stream, ca. 1920

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A view of the chimney from the tannery that Shaw Brothers operated at Grand Lake Stream from about 1870 until 1883. It was the world's largest tannery.

After Shaw Brothers failed, others ran the tannery until it closed for good on March 19, 1898.

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  • Title: Grand Lake Stream, ca. 1920
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating Co., Belfast
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Location: Grand Lake Stream, Washington County, ME
  • Media: Photograph on postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.8 cm x 13.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4014
  • Collection: Postcard collection
  • Object Type: Image

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