Thomes Universal woodworking machine

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Thomes Universal woodworking machine

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"The Thomes "Universal" woodworking machine is being used here to make a large wooden gear pattern in the Portland Company's woodworking or pattern shop in Portland, Maine. Gears of all sizes and in large numbers were produced by the Portland Company." - Fletcher, David, H. 'The Portland Company 1846-1982. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub., 2002. 117. The company was in business from 1846-1982.

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  • Title: Thomes Universal woodworking machine
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, B40b 11-14
  • 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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