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Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Starch Factory, c. 1965

Potato Starch Factory, c. 1965 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description A step in the process of producing potato starch

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 1 of 13

A MARKET FOR STARCH Marketing potatoes at starch factories, Houlton, 1895Item Contributed byAroostook County Historical and Art Museum A…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… the area which then processed the potatoes into starch; factory owners sold this powdery product to cotton textile mills in southern Maine where it…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The Colony Continues to Grow, 1874 - 1900

… churches, three parsonages, seven schools, two starch factories, five shingle mills, 305 houses, 362 barns, and 71 miles of roads.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Industry

The company also ran a starch factory from 1904 to 1909, when it was converted to the Standard Box Company which made cleated plywood boxes for…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The History of Stockholm

The company also ran a starch factory from 1904 though 1909. Later it was converted to a Box Company that made cleated plywood boxes for phonograph…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… but also grains, hay, hops, apples, cheese, starch, wool. Over time, Oxford County gained recognition as one of the most mineralogically active…

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Peru

A pavilion for movies and dances, a starch factory, doctors’ offices, a rake factory, a hotel, and many other businesses came and went.

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

… a good dam, lumber mill, grist mill, clover and starch factory. Later a school house was built. John Elliot had built a tavern in 1807, it had a…

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

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