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Historical Items

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Item 10878

South Fork, Meduxnekeag River near Cary's Mills

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Media: Photographic print

Item 10119

Fort Kent Mill Company, ca. 1900

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

Item 85611

Original label on wooden gunpowder keg, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Windham Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Windham Media: Paper, wood

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109461

Stone Dam on Little Androscoggin River for Barker Mill Co., Auburn, 1896-1897

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1896–1897 Location: Auburn Client: Barker Mill Co. Architect: Coombs, Gibbs, and Wilkinson Architects

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Logging on Kennebec River

I became interested in the Kennebec River log drive when my grandfather would tell me stories. He remembers watching the logs flow down the river from his home in Fairfield, a small town along the Kennebec River.

Exhibit

Walter Wyman and River Power

Walter Wyman's vision to capture the power of Maine's rivers to produce electricity led to the formation of Central Maine Power Co. and to a struggle within the state over what should happen to the power produced by the state's natural resources.

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902 - Page 1 of 2

The paper mill came in 1910 and was built in front of the pulp mill. The trestle at right is still used by the railway today.

Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - MacGregor's Spool Mill

In 1871, James C. Emerson built a small sawmill on the site of where the spool mill was to be. The sawmill engaged in sawing lumber for various…

Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Pulp mill, Lincoln, 1915 - Page 1 of 2

At this time the mill was owned by the Eastern Manufacturing Company. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

My Maine Stories

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Story

It was like a family in the mill
by Arnold R. Couture

I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician

Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.

Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down