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Historic Hallowell - Johnson Brothers and Their Shoe Factory

One of the most successful factories was called the Johnson Brothers Shoe Factory. Though it was a very productive factory, all good things come to a…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Rufus Prince's factory and store, Bangor, 1864

… south and eastern end Prince's brick store and factory. He made the drawing, which appears on page 379 of the journal, on July 21, 1864 and wrote…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Carr O'Brien Block

… bank, commercial shops, sail loft, boot and shoe factory, clothing factory, and now houses the Prison Showroom, a retail outlet for products…

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Historic Hallowell - The Johnson Shoe Bros.

The Johnson Shoe Bros. The Jarnes-Hamburger Factory closed down, Twin Johnson Brothers soon found, A building made from wood with a brick

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Historic Hallowell - The Opening & Closing of Hallowell's Shoe Companies

In March of 1966, the factory was moved to a different plant (currently Hannaford) on Whitten Road. In 1974, the shoe factory closed all together.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison Industries

… byThomaston Historical Society A broom factory was established at the prison and in 1899, a newspaper reports that railroad carloads of broomcorn…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - East New Portland Village

A butter factory, Carrabassett Creamery, was organized as a stock company in Nov.1899. The factory was built near the bridge crossing Gilman Stream.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1850 to 1870

… In 1871 Edward O’Brien established a shoe factory in the Carr O’Brien Block at the Upper Corner to boost the flagging economy.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Chester Greenwood

… years passed, Chester was producing earmuffs in a factory in West Farmington. He continued production of earmuffs until his death in 1937 – nearly…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Privy

These different living places were home for factory workers, store clerks, domestic workers, and others.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village

… a sawmill, grist mill, salt box factory, starch factory, wagon shop, novelty mill, carding factory, dye house, fulling mill, clover mill, and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

A boot and shoe factory, a brick mill, a sawmill and a clothespin factory opened, and other businesses that followed also flourished because people…