Brainerd mill time line
■ Northwest Paper Co. established the mill in Brainerd in the first years of the 20th century. The mill was shut down in 1911, dismantled in 1914 and re-established on the Mississippi River’s east side, opening in 1917.
■ The Brainerd mill closed for nine months during the Great Depression, transforming itself from making newsprint to making wallpaper.
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