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American Optical Company campus and the construction of the cement building (#50)
TitleAmerican Optical Company campus and the construction of the cement building (#50)
Full Size Imagehttp://dlib.cwmars.org/cdm4/images/full_size/southbridge/2.jpg
SubjectAmerican Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England
DescriptionAerial view of the American Optical campus and the town of Southbridge in the background giving a context to the size of the plant. The view is dominated by the construction process that is underway on the 'cement building', Lens Finishing, that is located across the Quinebaug River from the main plant. In its day, this was one of the first buildings constructed from concrete, in 1910, placing Southbridge on the cutting edge of technology in the construction field.
PublisherC/WMARS http://www.cwmars.org/
Datepre-1910
Typeimage
Formatimage/jpg
Identifier38136000196384
RelationIs part of a photographic collection on the American Optical Company at Jacob Edwards Library Archives, Southbridge, Massachusetts. http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org/
Coverage42 degrees 04' N 72 degrees 02'
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