History - Gallery of Papermaking
website contains historical information for lovers of old
manuscripts, newspapers, books, photographs, paper money,
stamps, and every kind of paper memorabilia. The information
presented is for the general reader as well as for the artist,
archivist, conservationist, collector, and historian of paper
G. Gibbons 1832 - 1886
say William G. Gibbons, in fact, was president of Pusey &
Jones Company. The Paper History Channel received an e-mail from
Mr. P.C. Coker of Charleston, SC: Read this article and
make up your own mind. You be the judge!
& Winchester Company
records of Phelps & Spafford and of its successor, Smith
& Winchester Company. This
is an excellent document well worth opening.
of Vltavsky Mill-Loueovice "Vltavský
mill" of the Porák Brothers, factory for paper and tar
paper in Louèovice - Český Krumlov Region
of a grist mill
This may not be a
paper machine but deserves honorable mention for it's
excellent documentation of a grist mill in Brodheadsville, PA.
dating back to 1850
of The Jaite Mill
Company Paper Mill was constructed in 1906, demolished in 2006,
located in Northeast Ohio's Cuyahoga River Valley. This is
an interesting website with good content and worth your browsing
(Buttenpapier) Dieter Freye's
comprehensive website of worldwide paper history links.
Surviving Operating Paper Mill in North America
The mill was chartered in 1728 by
the King of England. Story contributed by Charles P. Klass
of Michigan's Lee Paper Company
(1901 - 2001)
Later Simpson Paper and most recently known before closing as
Fox River Paper was the state's largest mill.
of P&H Mining Equipment Forerunner
of Harnischfeger Industries
of Buckland Paper Mill UK About
the year 1777, a man called Ingram Horne took over or
established a paper mill at Buckland.
Fall of Great Northern Paper Company
A first person account of the
passing of a great paper mill located in Millinocket. ME..
Valley Paper Mill Ruins
As the manufacturing exodus
continues in the Hudson Valley (New York), so goes the places
where things were made
of Franklin Paper Mill, Richmond, VA
We now learn more about the
background of that famous Civil
War ruins photo. This link
tells the story of the Confederate Arsenal which abutted the
Franklin Paper Mill in April 1865.
of Bagley & Sewall Co.
In the Spring
of 1823, George Goulding, a young machinist and millwright was
destined to found what became one of the oldest and largest
manufacturing establishments in Watertown, NY
Paper Mill Ruins Photo essays
of abandoned paper mills. Use other links of this site for
decay, ruins, wrecks and scrap of the face
of the post industrial revolution. Sad & haunting photos.
Sad Commentary of the Paper Industry.
Watervliet Paper and KVP-Crown Vantage Mills in Michigan all abandoned
- see photo essays and visit forum.
of an Abandoned Paper Mill A
complete and well presented photo essay of the architecture of
an unknown paper mill by Harald
Finster, Seffenter Weg 29, 52074 Aachen, Germany
and Paper Mills
mechanical principles underlying the working of water powered
paper mills are quite simple and date back thousands of years.
Something, Located Somewhere Part
of Paper history? We couldn't pass this up. Have no idea what or
where. Do You??? If you can shed some light, let us know at Paper
First 145 Years of the Paper Machine in the United States
William J. Beckes presents a review
of paper machine developments in the United States beginning
with the import of the first Bryan Donkin
fourdrinier in 1827 by H. Barclay of Saugerties, NY, continuing
through to the hugh wide, high speed, high production paper
machines we know today.
Ruins Discovery Site The
Bagley Sewall Project - BS was founded in 1823 by George
Goulding. The company was later to become one
of the oldest and largest manufacturing establishments in
Watertown and Northern New York State.
in Paper industry 1880 - 2006
employed in the paper industry in the state of Maine.- (Check
Table of Contents). Website also contains some very good
historical papermaking photos.
of The Paper Mill Theatre Over
100 years ago, this area was a dense, virgin forest. In 1892, J.
E. Henry acquired approximately 100,000 acres of that virgin
forest to expand his lumber operations. He began with a
of The Paper City
Kalamazoo was known as the paper city, The Kalamazoo Valley had
more paper mills than anywhere else in the world. By the early
2000s nearly all the mills had closed, leaving their massive
plants to fall into ruin. (good photo essay).
of Buckland Mill (UK) The very
early history of Buckland Mill is rather obscure; it is known,
however, that Buckland Mill was one of a number of mills
operating in the Dover district during the 18th and 19th
Chester Pa Scott Papermilll
contains mill history including list of former
mill employees and their comments. This
mill has its origins in 1867 when the three Scott brothers
starting selling job toilet paper from a push cart on the
streets of Philadelphia.
Mill House at Marlboro, NY The
paper mill at Luis Gomez Mill House will be operational soon for
the first time since 1889. "At last we will see a mill
operate as Dard
Hunter would have run it.
Directory 1905 edition
Industry 102 years ago. Use the "contents menu" for convenient
browsing of this book. -
Curtis Paper Mill site to be demolished. A
story datelined October 9, 2007 in the Delaware News Journal
reports the story. (According to Paper History Channel
records the Curtis mill dates back to 1789).
- The History And Technique Of An Ancient Craft
Hunter (1883 - 1966). The complete contents of this book,
is reproduced on the Internet. A history of papermaking covering
every aspect of paper making. (611 pages).
Comment Re: Abandoned Curtis Paper Mill Site
River keeper Network supports immediate action by the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (the "Agency") to
approve the addition of the Curtis Paper Mill site to the
National Priorities List.
Paper, Kalamazoo, MI - Photo Gallery
was not the "glory days" of Allied Paper but Bryant
Mill was still a busy place
First Full Time Job Professor
John Cairns Jr. describes his employment at the Hamilton Paper
of Trout River)
in the early 1940s. Visit
Professor John Cairns Jr's website.
Paper Mills: Centennial 1905 - 2005
For a company
to survive for a full century and remain independent (not
public) is truly a noteworthy milestone and should be
acknowledged in some special manner.
Valley Mill at Doylestown, PA
Robertella's place in cyberspace. A interesting paper
history website that makes a great contribution to
document the history of paper making. Be sure to check out his
high resolution images of Pusey Jones
machines - vintage 1930-1949 .
Mills of Chester County, PA
mill, Edge's Mill, Ivy Paper Mill, Pusey's Sawmill, Many
additional notes concerning papermaking in Chester County. This
site is maintained by
Paper Mill Loads of stuff and scrap has just been left to
rust and slowly deteriorate as small trees make their way up
through the concrete and tarmac.
St, Regis Mill at Deferit, NY now abandoned
(This story has personal meaning to Paper History Channel.
Follow-up web story re: our involvement will be published soon.)
History of The West Virginia Pulp & Paper Company
Luke was born in Scotland in the town of Bridge of Allan in
1797. This history segment
covers a period from 1809 to the time when
the Luke brothers were experiencing hard times during
months of late summer and fall of 1889
- Rice Barton Corporation Located
in Oxford, MA. Rice Barton's line of business is mfg paper pulp
mill machinery. <Historical
findings - April 1, 1862, Goddard, Rice & Co. dissolved, and May 1,
1862 George M. Rice, George S. Barton and Joseph E. Fales formed a company
named Rice, Barton & Fales at Worchester, MA- for the manufacture of paper
of Historical Paper Mill Structures: Use
Index and select plates 821-822 for Pusey & Jones, plate
759 for Jesup & Moore, plates 802-803 for Manayunk
Pulp Works. Use mouse to resize plate and read legends.
Treasure of old mill photos of West Virginia Covington Mill
of vintage photos from 1920 to 1990 of equipment, woodyard,
mill buildings. Board mills, cylinder machines, etc:
Mills Open to The Public (SPOOM)
The society for the
preservation old mills. Site includes mill related links and
Pictures.com Pictures of
Mills and Historic Mill Information - from Jim Miller, in Oregon
- Currently displaying 1190 Mills and over 4, 778 pictures.
a 1900 paper machine viewed in stereo Stereopticon
viewing is an obsolete technology. So is a paper machine that
manufacture paper in sheet form. Sheet making paper machines and
stereopticon viewing are things of the past; or are they? View
these slides and see what you think!