Fish factory workers, Swan's Island, ca. 1890

Contributed by Swan's Island Educational Society


The fish factory was a viable business on Swan's Island during the late 1800s to the early 1900s as this was a time of abundant fishing in the local waters around the island. Factory workers are standing at their work stations.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: Fish factory workers, Swan's Island, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Local Name: Minturn
  • Town: Swan's Island
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 29 cm x 37 cm
  • Local Code: 2009-1-204
  • Collection: Islanders at Work
  • Object Type: Image

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings


Other Keywords

For more information about this item, contact:

Swan's Island Educational Society
c/o Swan's Island Historical Society, POB 86, Swan's Island, ME 04685
(207) 526-4279

Use of this Item is not restricted by copyright and/or related rights, but the holding organization is contractually obligated to limit use. For more information, please contact the contributing organization. However, watermarked Maine Memory Network images may be used for educational purposes.

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.