Riverside Paper Mill

The Riverside Paper Mill was built in 1866 at the end of the Third Level Canal.  Charles Chapin was the first owner.  They ended up owning three mills.  They produced fine paper.  Another owner was Julius Appleton who lived in Springfield.

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Sanborn map analysis:

Sanborn 1884 map

Sanborn 1889 map

Sanborn 1895 map

Sanborn 1915 map

Sanborn 1949 map shows that mill 1 is gone but mill 2 is still there

Sanborn 1956 map