Contributed by Walker Memorial Library
This photograph is of the Dana Warp Mill, on the island in the Presumpscot River, as it looked after it had been rebuilt after a fire in 1893. The fire destroyed a section of the building on Labor Day, 1893.
The business came into being after Woodbury K. Dana, purchased a small mill on Bridge Street, in 1866, and began manufacturing cotton warp. The business soon outgrew the original buildings and in 1879, Dana purchased a woolen mill on the island, built in 1876, from George Warren. Dana continued to expand the mill over the years.
About This Item
- Title: Dana Warp Mill, Westbrook, ca. 1895
- Creation Date: circa 1895
- Subject Date: circa 1895
- Local Name: Saccarappa
- Town: Westbrook
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8 cm x 13.75 cm
- Local Code: Notebook 3
- Object Type: Image
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800 Main Street, Westbrook, ME 04092
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