Search Results

Keywords: Saw Mill

Site Pages

These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Ira Fish

Then when he came back to built houses and saw mills that is when he stayed in Patten and built the nicest house there and lived on Fish Lane.

Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

… bleached Kraft mill on the site of the current mill; and, in 1958, the mill switched from manufacturing sulphite pulp to Kraft pulp (a more…

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - MANUFACTURING - Page 1 of 2

Drapers Mill & Edes Building, Guilford, ca. 1940Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society After World War Ⅱ, in 1947, Drapers Mill was founded…

Site Page

Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… plus it housed a carding mill, tannery, stave mill, shingle mill, corn and barley gristmills. At the same time, many East Surry men, along with…

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Years on Mt. Desert Island

… Higgins Saw Mill, Somesville, 1890 Higgins Saw Mill which is believed to have been located in Somesville.Item Contributed bySouthwest Harbor Public…

Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

… in their homes or in “maternity hospitals.” She saw this as a perfect opportunity. The same idea came to Margaret Workman.

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

The following eight years (1857-1864) saw only nine vessels built in the area, or about one per year.

Site Page

Ambajejus Boom House

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

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 1 of 3

… Company Following a variety of small, one man saw mills, one of the first manufacturers utilizing forest products on a large scale was Guilford…

Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Early Settlement

The grist mill proved a great convenience for nearby settlers, who otherwise had to carry their grain several miles down-river to Fort Pownal to have…

Site Page

Western Maine Foothills Region - Leonard Trask, the Wonderful Invalid

… byPeru Historical Society Over the years he saw 21 physicians who dealt with all kinds of specialties.

Site Page

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Mr. O. S. Thomes established his steam saw and grist mill at Cumberland Center around 1884. The stave and shook mill on Cold Water Stream was built…