Hamilton Woolen Company, Lower Mill, Southbridge, Massachusetts: view from River Street
- Hamilton Woolen Company, Lower Mill, Southbridge, Massachusetts: view from River Street
A detailed view of the manufacturing plant of the Hamilton Woolen Company is shown, that was originally built in 1836. The building is constructed of brick with a five story tower complete with cupola, positioned in the center of the facade. A person is in the window of the fourth floor of the tower. A fence bisects the image with a grass lawn in the foreground. A tall chimney stack is in the background. Located in the Globe Village section of Southbridge, the company incorporated in 1831, with a capital of $200,000, The company started a newsletter, called "The Hamiltonian", the first issue was published on January 1,1920. This plant is now home to Dexter-Russell Inc., the largest and the oldest manufacturer of professional cutlery in the United States.
- Pease, Aaron, H.
June 6, 1903
- Jacob Edwards Library
- Collection (local):
Photographic Collection of the Jacob Edwards Library
Hamilton Woolen Company--History
Hamilton Woolen Company--Southbridge (Mass.)
Historic buildings--New England
Architecture--United States--19th century
Industrial buildings--Southbridge (Mass.)
Southbridge (Mass.)--Pictorial works
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Is part of the photographic collection of the Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, Massachusetts. http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org
Image from page 20 of the A.H. Pease album #2