Contributed by Walker Memorial Library
James Haskell acquired an existing building in 1874 and converted it into his first silk mill.
Production of silk sewing thread began in September 1874.
About This Item
- Title: Haskell Silk Mill, Westbrook, ca. 1874
- Creation Date: circa 1874
- Subject Date: circa 1874
- Town: Westbrook
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Textile industry--Maine--Westbrook
- Silk industry--Maine--Westbrook
- Haskell Silk Company (Westbrook, Me.)
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800 Main Street, Westbrook, ME 04092
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