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Historical Items

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Item 82029

Otis Mill Machine Shop, Jay, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Jay Media: Photographic print

Item 29120

Weston's Machine Shop, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 63740

Saco-Pettee machine shop, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.


Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.


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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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 2 of 4

12 machine. Room also was required to house new super calenders. These went into production in 1948.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 4 of 4

10 Machine in 1964. No. 15 Paper Machine would come on line in August 1980. These added paper production capabilities were necessary to bolster all…

My Maine Stories

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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