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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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Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

Sources: The Continental Paper Bag Company press, 1905 H. Schedler Photo Engraving, New York Kiesling Bros. Press, New York

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 2 of 4

To the Oxford Paper Company the challenge was: How to keep producing paper needed in the war effort despite frightening shortages of manpower, wood…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 4 of 4

… Boise Cascade Corporation, a major player in the paper industry, was able to complete the purchase of the Oxford properties from Ethyl Corp.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

Hugh's first venture in Maine and the paper industry, at the age of 25, was the manufacturing of wood fiber tableware which was lost to fire.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 3 of 4

Mr. Chisholm left his position after four years as Vice President of Paper Manufacturing of Ethyl Corp.

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Historic Hallowell - Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream

Boston Flint Paper Company bought out the Sand Paper Mill, Reservoir Dam, Glue Mill, Quartz Mill, Machinery & Oil Mill, and Flint Paper Stock…

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Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

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

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

… included restaurants, groceries, and clothing, paper, and fancy goods shops. Some would even work in the mill in addition to their other business…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Buckfield

… School Portland and Rumford Falls Sunday Paper Train August 1898, BuckfieldItem Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

In the late 19th century, as paper mills, textile mills, and shoe factories proliferated along the Androscoggin, additional waves of immigrants, in…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 5 of 5

and Mrs. Clayton Laplant Jed Beach, Thesis “Outside Eden”, 2003 Ruth Kidder Papers, DHS Coll.#139 "Bicentennial Calendar", information from DHS…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 1 of 2

… partnership with his brother, in 1861, to publish papers for this system. During this time, he became friends with another newsboy about his age…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 4 of 4

Leane and Elliott E. “Bud” Burns, The Oxford Paper Company, 1958; A History of Rumford, Maine 1774-1972 by John J. Leane and 1972-2000 by Elliott E.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

… Rumford Falls Sulphite Company; the Continental Paper Bag Company; and finally, the Oxford Paper Company.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

… were stored on the grounds of the International Paper Company and the Oxford Paper Company were constantly sprayed with water to reduce the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Building Boom and Piers above the Falls

… were built in the rivers, in the early days of paper mills. The rivers were the main way of getting the logs to the mills at that time.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

… worker and an able correspondent of the local papers. An excerpt from his diary reads: I packed my goods, loaded them and started for Mann Hill…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Ridlonville

… realized the economic possibilities of the Oxford Paper Company bringing jobs to the area, he purchased a large tract of land that became known as…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 2 of 2

Leane (1858) and Rumford Historical Society and Elliot E. “Bud” Burns (1972) Paper Times, August, 1976 “The Man”

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico Corner

… boom due to the construction of the Oxford Paper Company across the Androscoggin River in Rumford.