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Lincoln, Maine - MacGregor's Spool Mill

The sawmill engaged in sawing lumber for various reasons, one being sawing white birch for spool bars.

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

… be, enough to run the three saws in the two saw mills for five years. In the beginning, all the lumber was used in Lincoln for homes, barns…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

This they agreed to do because of the need for boards to build homes. The dam was built, the mill was built and lumber produced here went into the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 4 of 5

… to build the first grist mill, the first saw mills and develop the water power that flows out of Lake Webb, down Webb River, and enters at its…

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

He saw the potential of a commercial venture when he viewed the power and grandeur of the Rumford Falls.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society The township of New Pennacook…

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

This saw mill remained in operation until before World War II. Over the years it produced lumber, barrel staves, and fish boxes.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… and salt boxes taking a good percentage of the saw production. The Starbird family operated sawmills in and around Strong for 106 years…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and salt boxes taking a good percentage of the saw production. The Starbird family operated sawmills in and around Strong for 106 years…

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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

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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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 1 of 3

Spring built bridges connecting the Island to Biddeford and Pepperellborough 1795-8. Captain Bradbury built a fulling mill on Spring's Island for the…