Contributed by Lubec Memorial Library
Photo of Electrolytic Marine Salts Co. plant on Mill Creek, was used for the testing and depositing of gold. The land was leased from Hiram Comstock who operated a grist mill on the site in the 1840s. Comstock later operated a sardine factory known as the "Starvation" at the site. The image also shows the house rented by P.F. Jernegan while he was in Lubec. The house burned in 1957.
About This Item
- Title: Electrolytic Marine Salts Co.(Klondike) Plant No.1, North Lubec, ca. 1930
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Local Name: Mill Creek
- Town: Lubec
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 10 cm x 15 cm
- Collection: The Edith Comstock Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Electrolytic Marine Salts Company
- Jernegan, P.F.--Homes and haunts--Maine--Lubec
- Comstock, Hiram--Homes and haunts--Maine--Lubec
For more information about this item, contact:Lubec Memorial Library
55 Water Street, Lubec, ME 04652
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