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Founded in 1891, the Columbian Canning Company became one of the largest smoked herring plants in the world. It was bought by Booth Fisheries in 1963 and processed salt fish. Note soldering irons held by some of the workers.
About This Item
- Title: Columbian Canning Company Smokehouse Employees, Lubec, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Lubec
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 19.7 cm x 24.4 cm
- Local Code: Lubec Historical Society
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Child laborers--Maine--Lubec
- Fish canneries--Maine--Lubec
- Group portraits
- Herring industry--Maine--Lubec
- Canned fish industry--Maine--Lubec
- Child labor--Maine--Lubec
- Smoked fish--Maine--Lubec
- Atlantic herring fisheries--Maine
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135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652
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