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Item 59554

Charles Forster's Toothpick Mill, Strong, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1897 - 1996 Location: Strong Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 61185

Strong Wood Turning Corp., Novelty Mill, Strong, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Strong Media: Photo negative

Item 63693

Railroad terminal area viewed from south, Strong, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1908 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Forster converted the mill to manufacture toothpicks and the home to a boarding house for business associates. He soon changed it to a hotel.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Carroll H. Brackley also produced toothpicks under the name Strong Wood Turning Co. for more than 30 years.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

By 1897 demand for Forster products far exceeded the production capabilities at that location so he purchased this J. W. Porter mill and property…