The Weston & Brainerd Sawmill, Skowhegan, ca. 1875

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The Weston & Brainerd Sawmill, Skowhegan, ca. 1875

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Group portrait of the employees at the Weston & Brainerd Sawmill in Skowhegan, around 1875.

"Dow Baker (derby hat and whiskers), foreman of the mill, is at extreme left. Next we have Tom Demo, for many years foreman of the river crew. The man with the pipe is Sam Therren. The man between the pair of horses is Nelson Towle. About the center of the picture, the man in overalls, is A.F. Bickford. At his left stands Samuel Emerson. Still farther to the left, with thumbs tucked under frock, is Joseph Turcotte.

~ Roland T. Patten, Custodian of Historical Views, 1929"

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  • Title: The Weston & Brainerd Sawmill, Skowhegan, ca. 1875
  • Creation Date: circa 1875
  • Subject Date: circa 1875
  • Location: Skowhegan, Somerset County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 21.5 cm
  • Local Code: 119_051_5
  • Collection: Henry A. Wyman Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Skowhegan History House
66 Elm Street, PO Box 832, Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-6632

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