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Interior of the Cushing Sulphite Fibre Company Limited at Union Point, Saint John, New BrunswickObject number: X11350
Gallery: Industry
Object Name: photograph
Title: Interior of the Cushing Sulphite Fibre Company Limited at Union Point, Saint John, New Brunswick
Date: c. 1905
Medium: gelatine silver print, mounted on card
Dimensions: overall: 20.1 x 25.2 cm
Credit Line: New Brunswick Museum Collection
Notes: Brothers Andre and Theophilus Cushing entered into the lumber business in 1851 or 1852, naming their company the Andre Cushing & Company. They built a mill in Saint John, New Brunswick at Union Point and exported lumber, white pine and spruce to Maine. Sawmill products included laths, pickets, cedar shingles, staves, boxes and shooks.


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