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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 101497

Industrial building, ca. 1910

Mystery Corner Item What and where was this building?

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1910 Media: Glass Negative

Item 17491

Industrial Arts Room, Fryeburg Academy, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photographic print

Item 8924

Portland Company facilities, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Online Exhibits

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.


Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Mills & Paper Industry - Page 2 of 2

The Company operates a fully integrated pulp and paper facility with three tissue machines and two paper machines in Lincoln, Maine.”

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison Industries

The Bolduc Correctional Facility on Route 97 is still an active farm industry for inmates. Prison Corner, Thomaston, ca.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 5 of 17

… came to be one of the largest cotton milling facilities in the country. Even when cotton manufacturing became scarce, they worked on army tents…

My Maine Stories

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Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein

How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery


My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese

I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.


My career as a chemical engineer for S.D. Warren Paper Company
by Charles Dodge

I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology