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A view showing a crew of men working at the base of a lime kiln owned by J. A. Creighton.
James A. Creighton, took over his father's shipbuilding business, which had been establilshed in 1869 by Charles Creighton. In the last of the 19th century, James ran a successful quarrying and lime burning buiness at the foot of Knox Street. Lyman Morse Boatbuilding Company now owns the property.
About This Item
- Title: Interior of Creighton Kiln, Thomaston, 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Thomaston
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 11 cm x 16.5 cm
- Local Code: PhotographBoxBusinesses87.16
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Lime industry--Maine--Thomaston
- Limestone quarrying--Maine--Thomaston
- interior view of kiln
- Knox Street
- lime burning
- lime kiln
- Lyman Morse Boatbuilding Co.
- rock quarrying
- Thomaston business
For more information about this item, contact:Thomaston Historical Society
PO Box 384, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354 2295
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