Columbian Canning Company Smokehouse Employees, Lubec, ca. 1900

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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.


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