This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1905 Original Publisher: The Society Subjects: Clinton (Mass.) Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book there. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...staking out the cellars for nearly all the wooden dwelling houses on Green street, the dye house and also a large addition to the mill. The weaving room was already built and the looms in full operation; this room on account of its size was frequently mentioned, and the cucumber windows on the roof were an object of much curiosity. The power that drove the mill at that time consisted of three very large breast wheels built by Mr. Dummer of Lowell. I shall not attempt to give a sketch of the several additions and the various improvements made by the gentlemanly managers of this large manufacturing concern. This alone would furnish a topic for a whole evening's entertainment, and I hope it may be done by some one ere long. The counting-room, machine shop, old yellow mill, and the one-story brick weaving shed, small wood dye-house, together with a few small wooden buildings, was all that constituted the Clinton, or Coachlace company, as it was more frequently called. The counting room is now a dwelling house on Clark street. The old yellow mill remains still in the yard of the Bigelow Carpet Co.'s worsted mill; it was moved westerly, the bell and bell tower removed, and the steep gable roof taken off and a flat one substituted. The bell went down-stream, I think, with Fuller's mill in the great washout of 1876. The brick weaving shed retains nearly its former proportions. This building at that time contained a large number of looms for weaving coachlace, E. B. Bigelow's first invention; this was a small, neat and wonderful life-like machine. Coachlace having gone out of style, the looms soon afterwards were sold--I think to a Philadelphia company. The machine shop, now No. 1 Worsted Mill, ran southerly and nearly parallel with Main street; it...
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