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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Technology

Industrial Technology Sydney Gross, Alex Landry, Alex Guiou, Sydney Perry & Maggie Pomerleau Cotton Mill, Academy Street, Hallowell, ca.

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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Recources

Industrial Recources Grant Bowen's Interwiew with Captain Aurthur Moore, Harbor Master  In earlier days, ships were made of wood, but later were…

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Historic Hallowell - Industry on Bombahook

Industry on Bombahook There are several theories as to how Bombahook Stream got its name. Birds eye view map, Hallowell, 1878 Bombahook is the…

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Historic Hallowell - Wire, Ice, and Iron Industries

Wire, Ice, and Iron Industries Anna Hodgkins, Lilly Ly, Maggie Marseglia & Thea Sweet Wire Mill, Hallowell, ca.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Corn Canning Industry

Corn Canning Industry By 1913, Maine employed 7,000 people in corn factories, one-third of them women.

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Historic Hallowell - Maine Industrial School for Girls

Maine Industrial School for Girls Industrial School for Girls, Winthrop Hill, Hallowell, ca. 1919Hubbard Free Library The purpose of the…

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Historic Hallowell - Early Industry and Bombahook

Early Industry and Bombahook Industry develops quickest where raw materials meet easy transportation and ready energy, both human and otherwise.

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Historic Hallowell - Industry on the Bombahook Citations

Industry on the Bombahook Citations Activities Along the Bombahook. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Alden, Andrew. " Abrasive Minerals." 25 Apr. 2011.

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Historic Hallowell - Industry and Immigrants-A Changing Community

Industry and Immigrants-A Changing Community Workers in Wiler's Oil Cloth Factory.Hubbard Free Library When the railroad came to Hallowell in…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Salmon industry

Salmon industry Salmon pens off Swan's Island, ca. 1990Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Swan’s Island was home to an…

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Historic Hallowell - Johnny Stringer ~ A Character of Industry

Johnny Stringer ~ A Character of Industry Johnny Stringer, Artisan, Hallowell, ca. 1848Hubbard Free Library One of the more common, but…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

Historically, the cottage industries were common in areas where a large percentage of local population was engaged in seasonal work, because families…

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Historic Hallowell - Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream

Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream Jake Allen, Ethan Ballew & Avery Page McClench Machine Shop, Hallowell, 1879Courtesy of Sumner A.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

Biddeford was well-represented in various industries, including ice harvesting and granite quarrying.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) Pew payment receipt, Biddeford, 1806, 1807, 1810Biddeford Historical Society…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 2 of 3

VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) Construction of the new Bradbury Bridge, Biddeford…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) Staff of Biddeford High School Olympian, 1924McArthur Public…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 1 of 3

VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) Main Street, Biddeford, 1909McArthur Public Library At the…

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Biddeford Mills Museum

A historic mill museum dedicated to creating exhibits that will educate the community and highlight mill history; as a research collection to assist the public in locating information on the mill’s buildings, history and employees; and to ensure the story of Biddeford’s economic and industrial revolution remains relevant and accessible to diverse audiences.

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

Mills & Paper Industry The Mill Through Time Lincoln Paper & Tissue, 2010 photo courtesy of Roger Stevens X The mill has manufactured…

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

Mills & Paper Industry Beginnings Text by George King, Lincoln Historical Society Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910Item Contributed byLincoln…

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Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Industry

… of Atlas Plywood (the town’s major wood products industry) in 1935, signaled the end of “industrial” Stockholm.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison Industries

Prison Industries Quarry, State Prison, Thomaston, Maine c 1870Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Throughout the years, work…