Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 551
Shoe Factory, Springvale, 1880s
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Sanford Media: Photographic print
Preston B. Keith Shoe Factory, Springvale
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: 1905 Location: Sanford Media: Print from glass negative
Factory Island Department Shoe Store, Saco, 1910
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Saco Media: Photo negative
Tax RecordsView All Showing 2 of 88
Factory, Morrill Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Thomas P. Beals Furniture Co. Use: Factory - Furniture
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 30
B&M store house and canning factory, Portland, 1918-1944
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918–1944 Location: Portland; Farmington; Livermore Falls Client: Burnham and Morrill Co. Architect: John Calvin Stevens John Howard Stevens Architects
Factory at the corner of Lowell and Cherry Streets, Portland, 1910
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland; Portland Client: West End Realty Co. Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
Factory for Gibbs and Dain, Lewiston, 1896-1898
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1896–1898 Location: Lewiston Client: Gibbs and Dain Architect: Coombs, Gibbs and Wilkinson Architects
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 50
Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.
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.
Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin
By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 106
Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Cheese Factory
This factory had been organized by local farmers, and the farmers named the factory the Sandy River Cheese Company.
Historic Hallowell - Johnson Brothers and Their Shoe Factory
One of the most successful factories was called the Johnson Brothers Shoe Factory. Though it was a very productive factory, all good things come to a…
Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Starch Factory, c. 1965
Potato Starch Factory, c. 1965 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description A step in the process of producing potato starch…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 3
Stories from Eastport
by Ruth McInnis
My memories of growing up in Eastport, WWII, camping, and history on the border
The Village Cafe - A Place We Called Home
by Michael Fixaris
The Village Cafe was more than a restaurant. It was an extension of our homes and our families.
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