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Item 21146

Linseed oil container

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: New Sweden Media: Wood

Item 34198

Fuller Foundry, Milliken's Crossing, Hallowell, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Emma Clark Weeks through Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1933 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print


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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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Historic Hallowell - Early Industry and Bombahook

… soon followed, as did a woodworking mill and a linseed oil factory. Sheppard's PointHubbard Free Library Sheppard's Point was the location of…

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Historic Hallowell - Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream

The putty was made of ground chalk, linseed oil, and polybutene. Slate was used for roofs, floors, paints, and blackboards.

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Historic Hallowell - The Vaughan Stream & Sawmills

One of the earliest industries was the Linseed Oil factory. In 1879, the Knickerbocker Ice Company had several ice houses, and the ice was cut from…