Making Paper- Paper Keppler


Pulpwood, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer, 1921

Pulpwood, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer, 1921
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A pile of pulpwood waiting to be processed into paper at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer.

Barker, Eastern Manufacturing Company, Brewer, 1921

Barker, Eastern Manufacturing Company, Brewer, 1921
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The barker removes bark from logs, which then will be turned into wood chips as part of the paper-making process at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer.

Barker, Brewer, 1921

Barker, Brewer, 1921
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Logs at the Eastern Manufacturing Company on their way to the barker to have the bark removed.

Chipper, Brewer, 1921

Chipper, Brewer, 1921
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Wood going through the chipper at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer.

Pulpwood work, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer, 1921

Pulpwood work, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer, 1921
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Workers at Eastern Manufacturing Co. in Brewer put pulpwood into the pond as part of the paper-making process.

Digesters, Brewer, 1921

Digesters, Brewer, 1921
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Digesters at the Eastern Manufacturing Co. paper mill in Brewer.

Eastern Manufacturing Co. chipper, Brewer

Eastern Manufacturing Co. chipper, Brewer
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Chips from the chipper at the Eastern Manufacturing Co. in Brewer eventually go into the digesters.

Wood chips, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer.

Wood chips, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer.
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Wood chips at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer headed to the loft.

Eastern Manufacturing Company, Brewer,  ca. 1921

Eastern Manufacturing Company, Brewer, ca. 1921
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Women at the Eastern Manufacturing Company sorted rags used with wood chips to make pulp during the paper making process.

Unloading rags, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer

Unloading rags, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer
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Workers unload bundles of rags from the train. The rags were used in the paper-making process at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer.

Sun Plane, 1837

Sun Plane, 1837
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A typical cooper's tool used for barrel-making; also called a topping plane. A sun plane is used for leveling the ends of staves after they have been beveled with a cooper's adze . The narrow ledge created by the sun plane serves to hold first the chiv and later the croze to cut the groves on the inside of the staves to hold the cask heads. A tool used by Maine cooperÂ’s to fashion the hogsheads etc. of the Wine Islands trade. .
Size: 14" long, 3" wide, 2" blade.
Signed "White", 1837

Digesters, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer, ca. 1921

Digesters, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer, ca. 1921
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Bottom of the digesters at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer. The digesters cooked the chips as they were slowly turned in to pulp.

Chemical tanks, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer

Chemical tanks, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer
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Chemical tanks at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer hold chemicals to help turn the wood chips and rags into pulp.

Eastern Manufacturing chemical plant, Brewer

Eastern Manufacturing chemical plant, Brewer
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Inside the chemical plant at the Eastern Manufacturing Co. in Brewer.

Eastern Electro-Chemical Co., begun in 1916, manufacturing bleaching ingredients for the paper company and was absorbed into Eastern Manufacturing in 1920.

Pulp making, Brewer, 1921

Pulp making, Brewer, 1921
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Rags waiting to be made into pulp at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer.

Paper machine, Brewer, 1921

Paper machine, Brewer, 1921
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View of one of the paper-making machines at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer.

Eastern Manufacturing bleaching machine, Brewer, 1921

Eastern Manufacturing bleaching machine, Brewer, 1921
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Bleaching machine at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer. It was used for bleaching the pulp to make fine paper.

Pulp washer, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer

Pulp washer, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer
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Pulp washer at the Eastern Manufacturing Company. It was used in the paper-making process.

Pumps, Eastern Manufacturing Co., 1921

Pumps, Eastern Manufacturing Co., 1921
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View of the pumps at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer.

Refiner, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer

Refiner, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer
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Refiner at Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer. The mill produced fine paper products.

Paper Drying at Eastern Manufacturing Company

Paper Drying at Eastern Manufacturing Company
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Workers hanging the paper up to dry after it comes off the machine at Eastern Manufacturing Company.

Paper machines, Eastern Manufacturing Company, Brewer, 1921

Paper machines, Eastern Manufacturing Company, Brewer, 1921
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View of one of the paper making machines at the Eastern Manufacturing Company in Brewer. The rags used in the process are visible in front.

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