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Historical Items

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Item 31548

Pulp mill, Lincoln, 1915

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: 1915 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Item 31546

Pulp and paper mill, Lincoln, 1945

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: 1945 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Item 75146

Pulp wood moving from pond to wood pile, Brewer, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1950 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

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Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

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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.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

For a time birch pulp wood was shipped from Maine to him in Boston, but he soon realized that he needed to relocate his operations to a site where…

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp mill, Lincoln, 1915 - Page 1 of 2

A narrow gauge train dumped pulp wood into the mill pond. It was then sent to the wood room to make chips for the pulp mill.

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp and paper mill, Lincoln, 1945 - Page 1 of 2

The mounds are pulp wood. To the left is the narrow gauge railroad going to the river. View additional information about this item on the Maine…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.