Oriental Powder Mills, Portland, Me. by Oriental Powder Mills.

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LC ClassificationsTP272 .O73 1900Z
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The Oriental Powder Mills were manufacturers of gunpowder, dyestuffs, chemicals, coarses, and fabrics of wood, metal, glass, leather, paper, wool, cotton, and silk. Portland Mills were located on the Presumpscot River in Windham and Gorham, Me. The corporation was formed in Portland, Me., on Mar.

7, Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the smaller mills went out of business, leaving only the large Oriental Powder Mills in Gorham-Windham, which was sold and closed in ,ending the black powder industry in the state, though a small smokeless-powder factory operated in Gorham from /5(2).

When the Civil War ended, the demand for military gunpowder fell sharply, and the Oriental Powder Company went bankrupt. However, in it was reincorporated under the name Oriental Powder Mills, and gunpowder production continued there for another 32 years under various owners.

Production ceased inafter 80 years. This photo, taken from the Gambo Bridge looking north up the Presumpscot River, shows a wooden dam and control gate, and two of the mill buildings owned by the Oriental Powder Mills.

The Mills produced 25 percent of the Union gunpowder during the Civil War. Charcoal for the gunpowder was produced in the Oriental Powder Mills buildings, which sit on a small island, and were part of a. Item - Oriental Powder Mills, South Windham, ca. Contributed by Maine Historical Society Item Zoom px x px - "w x "h @ dpi | Need a larger size.

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