Hollingsworth & Whitney Co., Winslow, ca. 1910

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Hollingsworth & Whitney Co., Winslow, ca. 1910

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This large brick building is Hollingsworth & Whitney Company was a pulp and paper company that owned one or more mills in Winslow. Hollingsworth & Whitney later became Scott Paper. The photographer is standing close to the intersection of Benton Ave & Herd Street looking towards the river and Waterville. Robert H. Gay, a seasonal resident of Biddeford and amateur photographer, took this photo around 1910.

In the background, a town and homes are visible on a hillside, and there could be a river or body of water nearby; the land around the building seems very sandy.

Gay worked as a photographer as a side business, producing portraits and postcards. He may have been paid to take this image by the owner or company.

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  • Title: Hollingsworth & Whitney Co., Winslow, ca. 1910
  • Creator: Robert H. Gay
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Location: Winslow, Kennebec County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 13 cm
  • Local Code: 2023
  • Collection: Robert H. Gay Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
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