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Historical Items

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Item 15737

Shingle Mill. Stockholm. c. 1930

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Stockholm Media: Wood

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

Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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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.

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A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Mills & Paper Industry - Page 1 of 2

Sometimes, shingles and short lumber were put on top of the rafts. Even today, 185 years later, the first dam bed logs can be spotted when the water…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Mills and Homes in Stockholm

… bowling pin mill, two lumber mills, cedar mill, shingle mill, and a lath mill (lath are thin strips of wood used as a foundation for layering…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… shoes, toothpicks, bowling pins, clothespins, shingles, barrels, tool handles. While water provided the power, the forests and fields provided the…