American Can Company factory, Lubec, ca 1920

Contributed by Lubec Historical Society

Description

This sadly faded and grainy photograph captures dramatically the characteristic over-the-water construction on pilings of seaside industry. The first building of the company complex bears the sign “American Can Co.” is visible slightly left of center. The largest, a three-story factory, was built in the late teens of the 20th Century.

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  • Title: American Can Company factory, Lubec, ca 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.3 cm x 16.6 cm
  • Local Code: 617 jpg
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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