Saco-Lowell apprentice banquet, Biddeford, 1938

Contributed by Biddeford Mills Museum


The Saco-Lowell Shops were once one of the largest textile machine manufacturers in the United States. It was formed in 1912 when Saco-Pettee Machine Shop consolidated with Lowell Machine Shop to become Saco-Lowell; the company had manufacturing facilities in Massachusetts in the towns of Lowell and Newton, and in Biddeford, Maine.

Saco-Lowell, a descendent of the old Saco Water Power Company machine shop, closed around 1960, ending the manufacturing of textile machinery in Biddeford.

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  • Title: Saco-Lowell apprentice banquet, Biddeford, 1938
  • Creator: Louis Daignault
  • Creation Date: 1938
  • Subject Date: 1938
  • Location: Biddeford, York County, ME
  • Media: Photograph Print
  • Dimensions: 22.9 cm x 61 cm
  • Local Code: 218
  • Collection: Photo Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Biddeford Mills Museum
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