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Grand Trunk Railway station, Bethel, ca. 1880

Grand Trunk Railway station, Bethel, ca. 1880

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Bethel Historical Society

By the middle of 1863, the Oxford Democrat was reporting that the steam mill recently established to the west of Bethel Hill seemed "destined to do a good business."

In 1860, Bethel had a wide variety of skilled or semi skilled workers.

With the war came the expansion of industries such as the extensive Hastings Lumber Company and other industries.


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