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Lincoln, Maine - MacGregor's Spool Mill

In 1871, James C. Emerson built a small sawmill on the site of where the spool mill was to be. The sawmill engaged in sawing lumber for various…

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

In order to take lumber from both mills down the river, they had to be assembled into rafts. Ten rafts were hooked together with one man on each end…

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

At this time the mill was owned by the Eastern Manufacturing Company. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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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 - Pulp Mill, Penobscot River, 1902 - Page 1 of 2

The paper mill came in 1910 and was built in front of the pulp mill. The trestle at right is still used by the railway today.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World

… byBangor Public Library The Decline of Lumber The lumbering industry of Bangor started to take a decline in the late 1800s.

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

Pulp and paper mill, Lincoln, 1945 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description An aerial view of the pulp and paper mill in…

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Lincoln, Maine - New Tissue Mill, Lincoln, 1964 - Page 1 of 2

New Tissue Mill, Lincoln, 1964 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description New tissue mill under construction in Lincoln in 1964…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Pulp & Paper Mill, Lincoln, 1957 - Page 1 of 2

Lincoln Pulp & Paper Mill, Lincoln, 1957 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description Recovery Boiler and pulp room under…

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

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

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Stacked long lumber, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1957 Item 69116 infoStrong Historical Society Long lumber of all…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbirds Stacked long lumber, Starbird Lumber Co., Strong, ca. 1957 Item 69116 infoStrong Historical Society Long lumber of all dimensions…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1955 Item 69114 infoStrong Historical Society Saw operator, Charles E. Chick, runs a log through the main saw at Starbird Lumber Co.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

1955 Item 69114 infoStrong Historical Society Saw operator, Charles E. Chick, runs a log through the main saw at Starbird Lumber Co.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Lumber from this mill was used in most of the structures in the village. Hunter later built the adjacent building and operated a grist mill there.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and his wife, Mary Jane Gilkey, operated a lumber mill at Starbird Corner in Freeman from 1870 until 1887 when they sold the business to their son…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

The dam was built, the mill was built and lumber produced here went into the construction of what was to become the Village.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… and his wife, Mary Jane Gilkey, operated a lumber mill at Starbird Corner in Freeman from 1870 until 1887 when they sold the business to their son…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Starbird lumber mill, the train of the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Starbird lumber mill, the train of the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbird lumber mill, the train of the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station.

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Lincoln, Maine - Post Office, Lincoln, Built in 1856

Plumly was interested in lumbering and owned the mills at Cold Stream (Hubbard's Mills). He was a Justice of the Peace, a Selectman, the Deputy…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… in vest, coat and hat, produced long and short lumber, hardwood flooring, lathe and turning-mill square stock, with corn boxes and salt boxes…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Merrill Lumber of Turner, enroute to Forster's toothpick mill with wooden shipping boxes, crashed through the deck of the wire suspension bridge over…