Pittsfield Historical Society’s
History of Pittsfield

A. J. Loder’s 1907 booklet
“Souvenir of Pittsfield, ME”.

“Press of H. Mathews Printing Co., Pittsfield Maine
Published in the Interest of Pittsfield Maine, 1907”

The original scans of each page are available on the History of Pittsfield ORIGINAL SCANS DVD. Each page file is five to fifteen megabytes.
Table of Contents is at bottom of page.


Cover & Page 1
“History of the Town”
Also see “History of the Town” as a web page.

Page 2 & 3
Smith Woolen Mill; Riverside Woolen Mill

Page 4 & 5
Pittsfield National Bank, Pittsfield Coal Company

Page 6 & 7
Hunter, McMaster & Co.; Hunter & McMaster Co.

Page 8 & 9
Augustus Holz, US Post Office; Genevieve Gustin, MD

Page 10 & 11
Pittsfield Electric Co., International Stock Food Co; S.P. Humphrey Painter’s Supplies

Page 12 & 13
Tilton House, Seekins & Bridgham; W.M. Farrington, Jeweler, E.V. Weymouth Tonsorial Artist

Page 14 & 15
Pittsfield Poultry Farm

Page 16 & 17
E.M. Martin Pianos Organs Talking Machines; The Seekins Photography Studio; Bion W. Russell, Methodist Episcopal Church, RR Depot.

Page 18 & 19
Dr. E.C. Bryant story; T.G. Lancey Co.

Page 20 & 21
A.U. Peckham, rubbers; Llewellyn Parks & Samuel Haines residences

Page 22 & 23
Charles Watts builder, Mathews Printing Co; A.U. Peckham shoes;

Page 24 & 25
A.P. McMaster residence and Grange Hall; Melvin Taylor’s stud service

Page 26 & 27
A.J. Loder shoes; Riverside School, Lancey St. School

Page 28 & 29
N.J.Karam Waverley Gen’l Store; Waverly Woolen Mill

Page 30 & 31
W.E. Spear Watchmaker & Jeweler; Dr. M.L. Damon story

Page 32 & 33
Olin Tracey, Freewill Baptist Church, Lancey St; Otis J. Cook Pharmacist

Page 34 & 35
Frank W. Briggs house, Main Street looking South; Dr. F.J. Taylor story

Page 36 & 37
Libby’s Pharmacy; R.H. Berry, William McGilvery’s house

Page 38 & 39
MCI, MCI dormitory; MCI ad

Page 40 & 41
Edwin Albert Porter, M.D., Library; Hartland Ave. School, Amos J. Melvin, Irving Towle, R.J. Estes

Page 42 & 43
10 Reasons why your factory, Ten Reasons why you should live; Sebasticook Power Co.

Page 44 & 45
J.S. Haseltine; A.J. Loder Boots & Shoes, Lodor Block on Main Street

Page 46 & 47
Somerset County Creamery; Pittsfield Drug Store

Page 48 & 49
Post Office Interior, Pioneer Woolen Mill; A.J. Loder Rubbers

Page 50 & 51
W.L. Pushor residence, Archie L. White signs, George P. Hooper Tailoring; St. Agnes Church, Lancey House

Page 52 & 53
Frederick A. Taylor, Universalist Church; Northern Main Packing Co.

Page 54 & 55
A.J. Lodor’s; Bryant & Co, O.E. Libby surveying

Page 56 & 57
Libby’s Shoe Store; V.T. Lathbury residence, park Street

Page 58 & 59
S.M. Raymond Real Estate (two pages)

Page 60 & 61
Main Street business section, Kimball & Frost; Martin Farm, North Lancey Grammar, Public Library, A.H. Pushor

Page 62 & 63
R.W. Loder, A.J. Loder; E.J. Day, O.H. Drake, H.H. Thurlough

Page 64 & 65
H&M Flour House, T.G. Lancey residence; T.G. Lancey Co

Page 66 & 67
D. Lewis Allen Jewelry; Jenkins Clothing Co.

Souvenir of Pittsfield, ME: compiled by A. J. Loder, 1907.

Table of Contents

View section below as a PDF.

Page Subject
66 Allen, D. Lewis, Jewelry, 61 Main Street
40 Bagley, Enoch, residence, Railroad Street
37 Berry, R. H., [chocolates]
34 Briggs, Frank W., Residence, Main St
55 Bryant & Company, Interior Finish Mills
18 Bryant, Dr. E. C.
18 Bryant, Dr. E. C., residence, Main Street
31 Damon, Dr. M. L., residence, Main Street
31 Damon, Dr. M. L. (dentist)
10 “Dan Patch” (race horse)
17 Depot (MCRR Passenger)
 5 Dexter, Thomas C., Manager, Pittsfield Coal Company
 4 Dobson, Gordon, Vice Pres., Pittsfield National Bank
63 Drake, O. H., Fire Insurance, Main Street
63 E. J. Day Millinery, 71 Main Street
41 Estes, R. J., Tobacco, 73 Main Street
13 Farrington, W. M., Jeweler, Main Street, opp. Libby’s Pharmacy
52 First Universalist Church, Main Street
32 Freewill Baptist Church
25 “George M” (race horse, D. M. Parks owner)
46 Gilman, J. Natt, Treas. And Manager, Somerset County Creamery Company
53 Goldmark, Adolph
53 Goldmark, R. W.
53 Goldmark, Theodore F.
40 Gould, J., residence, Railroad Street
61 Grammar School Building, North Lancey Street
24 Grange Hall, Easy Street
 9 Gustin, Genevieve, M. D.
21 Haines, Samuel R., Residence, Main Street
41 Hartland Avenue School House
44 Haseltine, J. S,. Plumbing and Heating
44 Haseltine, J. S.
 1 History of the Town
 8 Holz (Augustus) Bakery
50 Hooper, George P., tailor
39 Hull, Rev. J. J. [MCI Financial Agent]
11 Humphrey, S. P., Wall Paper and Painter’s Supplies
 6 Hunter & McMaster Company [store]
 7 Hunter & McMaster Company Grist Mill
 6 Hunter, George H., Hunter & McMaster Company
64 Hunter, McMaster & Co’s Flour House, Park Street
10 International Stock Food Farm, Savage, Minnesota
67 Jenkins Clothing Company
28 Karam, N. J., Prop., Waverley Gen’l Store
60 Kimball & Frost Groceries, Grain, and Flour
19 Lancey (T. G.) Company
65 Lancey (T. G.) Company Hardware
51 Lancey House Before the Fire, Main Street
27 Lancey Street School House
32 Lancey Street, Looking North
64 Lancey’s (T. G. ) Residence, Main Street
39 Landman, F. U. (MCI Principal)
57 Lathbury, Dr. V. T., Residence, corner Park and Hathorn Streets
40 Libby, Arthur, residence, Railroad Street
 4 Libby, H. F., Cashier, Pittsfield National Bank
55 Libby, O. E., Surveying and Civil Engineering
36 Libby’s Pharmacy
56 Libby’s Shoe Store, L. L. Libby, Proprietor
26 Loder (A. J.) Shoes
45 Loder (A. J.) Boots and Shoes, Photographs, Florist, and Picture Framing
62 Loder (A. J.) Photographs, Flowers
49 Loder (A. J.) [rubbers]
45 Loder, A. J.
45 Loder Block, Central Street
54 Loder’s (A. J.) Rubber Goods
40 MacFarlane, J. R., residence, Railroad Street
60 Main Street, Business Section
34 Main Street, Looking South
38 Maine Central Institute, Main Street
39 Maine Central Institute [advertisement]
 4 Manson, J. W., Pres., Pittsfield National Bank
16 Martin, E. M., Piano and Organ Tuning
61 Martin Farm, the first framed house in Pittsfield
22 Mathews, Harris V.
22 Mathews Printing Company
 7 Maxfield, John H., Hunter & McMaster Company
37 McGilvery, William, Residence, Main Street
38 MCI Dormitory, Bowden Street
 6 McMaster (A. P.) , Hunter & McMaster Company
24 McMaster, A. P., Residence, Main Street
41 Melvin, Amos J., Blacksmith
17 Methodist Episcopal Church, Manson Street
53 Moses, C. T.
 8 Murray, Oramel, Postmaster
 4 National Bank Block, Main Street
53 Northern Maine Packing Company
33 Otis J. Cook Company, Pharmacists
57 Park Street [looking west]
21 Parks, Llewellyn, Residence, Main Street
20 Peckham (A. U.) [Wales Goodyear Rubbers)]
23 Peckham (A. U.) Shoes
48 Pioneer Woolen Mill
 9 Pittsfield, Birdseye View, Looking West
 5 Pittsfield Coal Company’s Coal Sheds
47 Pittsfield Drug Store, Main Street, Interior View
10 Pittsfield Electric Company’s Plant, Saw Mill Street
15 Pittsfield Poultry Farm [advertisement]
14 Pittsfield Poultry Farm, Laying and Breeding House
14 Pittsfield Poultry Farm, Brooder House and Incubator Cellar
61 Pittsfield Public Library, corner Main and Railroad Streets
40 Porter, Dr. E. A., residence, 14 Railroad Street
40 Porter, Edwin Albert, M. D.
 8 Post Office
48 Post Office Interior
43 Power Station, South View
43 Power Sub Station, Lancey Street
40 Public Library, Railroad Street
61 Pushor (A. L.) Tonsorial Artist, Main Street
50 Pushor, W. L., Residence, Park Street (Cashier of Pittsfield Trust Co.)
58 Raymond (S. M.) Real Estate
58 Raymond, S. M., Residence, West Street
59 Rayond (S. M.) Real Estate and Employment Agency
27 Riverside School House
 3 Riverside Woolen Company
17 Russell, Bion W., Pastor
51 Saint Agnes Catholic Church, Detroit Avenue
43 Sebasticook Power Company, Power Station
12 Seekins & Bridgham Millinery
16 Seekins Studio
 2 Smith Woolen Company
46 Somerset County Creamery Company, Lancey Street
30 Spear, W. E., Jeweler
35 Taylor, Dr. F. J., residence and office, Main Street
35 Taylor, Dr. F. J.
52 Taylor, Frederick A., Pastor
25 Taylor, Melvin, [horse farm]
63 Thurlough, H. H., Attorney, National Bank Block
39 Thurston, Frank H., (MCI Assistant Principal)
12 Tilton House, Park Street
41 Towle, Irving, Contractor and Builder
32 Tracy, Olin H., Pastor
13 Union Hall, Park Street
22 Watts, Charles Contractor & Builder
29 Waverley, Birdseye View of
28 Waverley Gen’l Store
29 Waverley Woolen Mill
13 Weymouth, E. V., Tonsorial Artist, Main Street
50 White, Archie L., Painter, Paper Hanger, Sign Painter
42 “Why you should live in the town of Pittsfield”
42 “Why your factory should be in Pittsfield”

Credits: Tom Brown for scanning the document and for creating the Table of Contents. David Patee and Barbara and Leland Inman for donating their copies of the document to the Historical Society.

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