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Historical Items

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Item 102045

Saco-Lowell Shops addition, Biddeford, 1920

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1920 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Item 103941

Saco-Lowell apprentice banquet, Biddeford, 1938

Contributed by: Biddeford Mills Museum Date: 1938 Location: Biddeford Media: Photograph Print

Item 36591

Saco-Lowell Shops Building 24, Biddeford, ca. 1965

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1965 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VIII. Changing course and new beginnings (1955-Present) - Page 1 of 2

A separate division of the Saco-Lowell Shops known as the Edwards Plant, which produced automotive parts and weapons, was acquired by Maremont…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

… Grafton Lumber Company was located in the old Saco-Lowell Shops buildings at Elm and Gooch Streets.