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Album image 07, D.T. Bridges & Co.'s Boot Manufactory

Album image 07, D.T. Bridges & Co.'s Boot Manufactory

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Title:
Album image 07, D.T. Bridges & Co.'s Boot Manufactory
Description:
Four-story wooden shoe manufacturing building from the east side with the view behind to the west. Its first floor is constructed from brick, windows are arched. The roof has a two tier tower and a clock. A man sits in a horse drawn wagon in front of building, another man walks on a raised wood walkway. The building was destroyed by fire in April of 1883. It had been owned by Claflin, Coburn & Co. of Boston. Previous owner was Daniel Thurber Bridges. At the time it burned it employed about six hundred workers. It is within a photo album formerly owned by Samuel Crooks.
Date:
[ca. 1880]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Hopkinton Public Library
Collection (local):
Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room Collection
Subjects:
D.T. Bridges & Co. (Hopkinton, Mass.)
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Hopkinton
Shoe industry--Massachusetts--Hopkinton
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Hopkinton
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Notes:
page 11 From Photographic album, Hopkinton Illustrated, published by Lithotype Printing Company, Gardner Mass.
From the Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room
Language:
English
Identifier:
022, Closet Box 5, File # 7
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