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Historical Items

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Item 9777

Smith's Planing and Shingle Mill, Springvale, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Springvale Media: Photographic print

Item 15876

Planing and Shingle Mill, Springvale, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Springvale Media: Print from glass negative

Item 103212

F. N. Vose Planing Mill, Houlton ca. 1928

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1928 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 86139

Mill, Browns Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F E Irvin Lumber Company Use: Mill - Planing

Item 62361

Mill, Maryland Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Paul Donahue Use: Mill - Planing

Item 64416

Mill, Morrill Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: G.A. Crosman & Sons Co. Use: Mill - Planing

Exhibits

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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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.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Roger Weatherbee of Lincoln in his P-51 H fighter plane, 1946

Roger and his P-51 plane has been talked about since that momentous day and now a model of this plane, upside down, hangs in a corner of a room in…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

… Street residents discovered the fire in the planing mill at 11:10 PM and quickly attempted to snuff the flames with the emergency hose before they…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

sawed, planed and trimmed the "shook" (materials) to produce apple boxes in their box shop in Strong.