Soda digester for the S.D. Warren Paper Company, Westbrook, ca. 1920

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S.D. Warren Paper Company of Westbrook used this soda digester or sulphite digester fabricated at the Portland Company, which fabricated machines from steel and is one of the longest continually running factories in New England.

This machine combines sulphite with the wood pulp to soften the pulp enough to create paper fiber.

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  • Title: Soda digester for the S.D. Warren Paper Company, Westbrook, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Locations:
    • Westbrook, Cumberland County, ME
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 22 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 40/90
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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