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Historical Items

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Item 8168

Weston's Mill and Old Carding Mill Ca. 1890

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 81700

Carding Mill, South Waterford, ca. 1890

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

Item 12081

Textile mill carding room, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

… cheese and starch making facilities, and wool carding products. Rumford (first known as New Pennacook Township) was visited by the Anasagunticook…

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Lincoln, Maine - Nathaniel Bodwell

Carding mills have to brush or card the wool before it can be spun into yarn for knitting or weaving into cloth.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

This was to manufacture all the postal cards used by the United States Post Office. The Oxford was producing these cards at a rate of 3,000,000 per…