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Pulp Mills
Digester at the Edmundston Fraser Mill
Digester at the Edmundston Fraser Mill

Date: 1945
Creator: Geraldine Carpenter Studio Inc.
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies Limited Collection
Collaborator(s): Mr. William Brebner

Description: Wood chips were placed in this digester to separate wood fibers during the cooking process using bisulfite to produce chemical pulp. This pulp was sent to the paperboard department or to the Madawaska Fraser paper mill in Maine, to make paper.

Subject: New Brunswick,Forests, Logging, Pulp mills, Edmundston