Leadership

New Water Power Development for Paper Mill.

Issue 22 and Volume 50.

New Water Power Development for Paper Mill. On the Androscoggin river, near Brunswick. Me, a hydraulic development has recently been completed by the Aberthaw Construction Company for the Cabot Manufacturing Company, who leased the properties for a number of years to the Pejepscott Paper Mill. This plant was designed primarily to utilize the waste flow during the night and in high water seasons from a mill already using part of the water power at the same point. The old plant, located on the west bank of the river, uses a limber dam closing off the flow between the two high rock abutments that here border the stream, and the new development has provided a passage for the water behind the rock abutment on the east bank. The river bed is of solid granite, and in the construction of this work it was necessary to erect two cofferdams at different levels,…

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