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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

… Portland Historical Society Tannery Bridge: The Tannery Bridge is located on Tannery Street. It was constructed by the Maine State Highway…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 2

… a large saw mill in Monmouth and a tintype of a tannery in East Bradford. Maine’s rich architectural heritage is reflected in a daguerreotype of…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Maps

… School Districts Farmington Mill Sites Farmington Tanneries Titcomb Family Sites Interactive Google Earth Maps: These are interactive maps to be…

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

At one time the shoe shop had a tannery connected to it operated by H.C. Clark + Company. This business was a leading industry for many years and…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 4 of 5

Soon Mr. Graves built a tannery, called by the villagers the “bark mill.” It prospered for many years under both Graves and Hosea Austin before…

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

William Pottle built the first tannery. Captain William Hitchcock commanded the first military company in the area.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

While the valley’s shoeshops, tanneries, and novelty mills are gone, the paper mill built in Rumford in 1893, below the Great Falls of the…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… industries, plus it housed a carding mill, tannery, stave mill, shingle mill, corn and barley gristmills.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

Shaw Brothers Tannery. His dates of working there are unknown, but at some point he created a stunning annotated painting of the operations and the…

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

A tannery was constructed soon after this along with a foundry and a “pot house” where an early family, the Philbricks, crafted cream pots, bean…

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

Plaisted Tannery Fire, Lincoln, 1899Item Contributed byLincoln Historical Society In 1889, E. A. Weatherbee purchased the two lots that had burned.