Get Assabet Mills: Maynard, Massachusetts (Images of America) PDF

By Paul Boothroyd,Lewis Halprin

ISBN-10: 0738502626

ISBN-13: 9780738502625

ISBN-10: 1531601707

ISBN-13: 9781531601706

The sleepy city of Assabet Village awakened in a short time whilst the Assabet generators was once in-built 1847. Dams have been built at the river, millponds have been created, and big turbines begun generating yarn and carpets. quickly the village was once changing into a city with shops, church buildings, colleges, and govt. because the mill grew, so did the city; the inhabitants grew to 7,000 humans by way of 1905. in the course of strong instances, the mill prospered, yet in the course of undesirable instances, it faltered and needed to re-invent itself. It had nearly as many lives as
the proverbial cat. The carpet mill faltered in 1857, yet in 1862, the Assabet production corporation begun generating woolen fabrics and blankets to help the Civil battle. This mill faltered in 1898, yet in 1899, the yankee Woolen corporation received the
mills and vastly improved them. In 1950, the woolen corporation faltered and close down thoroughly, yet in 1957, electronic apparatus moved in. electronic faltered in 1997 and bought the structures to Clock Tower position, that's changing the turbines into first class commercial house. at the present time, the generators are attracting a brand new set of small industries. This publication is full of photos of a few of the “lives” of the mill complicated. pictures featured inside those pages convey mill staff at paintings and at play; employees’ houses; the evolution of the mill structures; and the goods produced and bought via the mill. there's even a bankruptcy that exhibits how wool items are produced.

Show description

Read Online or Download Assabet Mills: Maynard, Massachusetts (Images of America) PDF

Similar american history books

Get Carmichael (Images of America) PDF

The early population of the Mexican land furnish often called Rancho San Juan, sprawling along the yankee River, may well by no means wager that their humble cost may sometime turn into a bustling and scenic suburb with a few of California's ultimate actual property. but that's the story of Carmichael, which advanced from an preliminary 2,000-acre buy through founder Daniel W.

Download e-book for kindle: Glens Falls (Images of America) by Gwen Palmer,Bob Bayle,Stan Malecki

Glens Falls offers a photographic essay of a group at the Hudson River, halfway among Saratoga Springs and Lake George. The ebook spans the years from 1860 to 1925, while Glens Falls was once attaining its height in fiscal, social, political, and cultural progress. Depicted in attractive photos are the city's basic beginnings, the times of airborne dirt and dust roads traveled by way of horse and buggy, and its cultural emergence with opera homes, beautiful mansions, and public transportation.

Get Neon Through The Pines PDF

Neon in the course of the pines. It was once moonlight during the pines. This ebook is basically approximately my reports as a Southerner, how the South has replaced, and the way a few of us suppose in regards to the alterations. This e-book is a chain of edited articles from columns I wrote for my native land newspapers released less than the titles “Let Me inform you a narrative” and “Lines from the Lake.

Download e-book for iPad: West Jefferson (Images of America) by Ashe County Historical Society

West Jefferson is found within the northwest nook of North Carolina, a land as soon as identified for its cherry orchards. In 1779, Col. Benjamin Cleveland, a hero of the conflict of King’s Mountain, got a provide for 320 acres in a mountain valley in go back for his provider through the progressive warfare. In 1912, the Virginia-Carolina Railroad took an interest within the area’s bushes, farming, and mining assets and commenced development a railroad into Ashe County, finishing at Todd.

Additional resources for Assabet Mills: Maynard, Massachusetts (Images of America)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Assabet Mills: Maynard, Massachusetts (Images of America) by Paul Boothroyd,Lewis Halprin


by John
4.4

Rated 4.45 of 5 – based on 24 votes