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1. Southbridge Print Works Sandersdale Southbridge front view Southbridge Print Works Sandersdale Southbridge front view Cotton manufacture--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Textile industry--New England--history; Textile industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Southbridge (Mass.)--history; Southbridge (Mass.)--pictorial work; Historic buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge Southbridge Print Works was the first major industry in the southern part of Southbridge, along the Quinebaug River. Established between 1868 and 1874 in the Sandersdale section of Southbridge. There are...

2. Central Mills Company Southbridge Central Mills Company Southbridge Cotton manufacture--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Textile industry--New England--History; Textile industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Southbridge (Mass.)--Pictorial work; Historic buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge Central Manufacturing Co. was the original name used when the company started, in 1837-8, to manufacture sheetings, carpet warps, wrapping twine, towel warps and satinet warps. Many local businessmen have...

3. American Optical Case Plant, Lensdale, Southbridge, Massachusetts American Optical Case Plant, Lensdale, Southbridge, Massachusetts American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Southbridge (Mass.)--Buildings; Southbridge; Architecture--United States--19th century A winter view of the industrial brick buildings of the American Optical Company's Case Plant, is presented. The trees lining the roadway between the railroad track and the plant are without leaves. The...

4. American Optical Company edifices: melding of old and new American Optical Company edifices: melding of old and new American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Architecture--United States--19th century The view shows the integration of the earliest building of the American Optical Company on Mechanic Street with the start of the brick structures (on the left) that would eventually form the Main Plant....

5. American Optical Company clock tower and edifices on the right American Optical Company clock tower and edifices on the right American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England With the Common in the foreground, a close view of the buildings from the Clock Tower to the right side is shown. This comprises part of the Main Plant, as it was known. Brick is the main building material...

6. American Optical Company: alley detail (south view) American Optical Company: alley detail (south view) American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge Elongated southerly view of the rows of buildings perpendicular to the Main Plant. These buildings were razed in 2000 - except for the façade of the Main Plant - to facilitate the construction of the...

7. American Optical Company main entrance, Mechanic Street, Southbridge American Optical Company main entrance, Mechanic Street, Southbridge American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation--Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England The formal entrance to the American Optical Company headquarters, in Southbridge, Massachusetts. A detailed view of the craftsmanship used to construct a magnificent keystone fanlight and supporting columnar...

8. American Optical Company Firemen in front of the main entrance on Mechanic Street, Southbridge American Optical Company Firemen in front of the main entrance on Mechanic Street, Southbridge American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Firefighters--Massachusetts--Southbridge--American Optical Company; Historic buildings--New England The American Optical Company Fire Fighters in dress uniform posing in front of a wide-angle view of the formal entrance in the Main Plant of the company headquarters in Southbridge, Massachusetts. A close...

9. American Optical Company: first AO lens factory 1883 American Optical Company: first AO lens factory 1883 American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge Artist's drawing of the new four story Lens Building, including a mansard roof and a stoop. Promotional material generated by the AO Company using the 1883 lens building as the focus. Noted on the back...

10. American Optical Company women at the main entrance, Main Plant, Southbridge American Optical Company women at the main entrance, Main Plant, Southbridge American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Women--History; Women--Employees; Historic Buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge A group of twenty three women, in winter attire, posing in front of the formal entrance to the American Optical Company, on Mechanic Street, Southbridge - the company headquarters. Women are wearing elegant...

11. Litchfield Shuttle Works, Southbridge, Mass. Litchfield Shuttle Works, Southbridge, Mass. Litchfield Shuttle Company--history; Litchfield Shuttle Works--Southbridge (Mass. Southbridge (Mass.)--history; Textile industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Factories--New England--pictorial works; Mills and mill work--New England--pictorial works; Historic buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Textile workers--Massachusetts--Southbridge Litchfield Shuttle Company located in the Shuttleville district (off South Street) in Southbridge, Massachusetts. View taken from the upper road way, looking down on the plant. The brick building has three...

12. Main Street, Town Of Southbridge, Massachusetts Main Street, Town Of Southbridge, Massachusetts Massachusetts--Southbridge; Southbridge (Mass.Town)--aerial view; Historic Buildings--New England; American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation--Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical Industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge Tree-lined Main Street is shown leading to the American Optical Company campus in the distance. The Universalist Church spire and the Elm Street Congregationalist Church spire are depicted here - both...

13. Aerial view of town of Southbridge, MA and the American Optical Company from Notre Dame Church during Aerial view of town of Southbridge, MA and the American Optical Company from Notre Dame Church during construction Massachusetts--Southbridge; Southbridge (Mass.)--Aerial view; Historic buildings--New England; Architecture--United States--19th century; American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation--Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical Industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge Aerial view from Notre Dame Church, Main Street, Southbridge, Massachusetts during construction (pre-1916), looking in a south south east direction. The Main Plant of the American Optical Company is to...

14. Moulding Room Workers American Optical Southbridge Moulding Room Workers American Optical Southbridge American Optical Company; American Optical Company--Southbridge (Mass. American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Southbridge (Mass.)--Pictorial works Thirty one workers depicted standing in front of the Moulding Room at American Optical Corporation, Southbridge, Massachusetts. Many of the men wear hats and some wear ties and jackets. Shows a vine clad...

15. American Optical Company campus and the construction of the cement building (#50) American Optical Company campus and the construction of the cement building (#50) American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England Aerial 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...

16. American Optical Company wooden structure American Optical Company wooden structure American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Architecture--United States--19th century East view of the wooden structure on Mechanic Street, enclosed by a wooden picket fence. The mansard roof with dormer windows and cupola are in evidence. There is a brick chimney stack in the rear. The...

17. American Optical Company looking south with Southbridge in the distance American Optical Company looking south with Southbridge in the distance American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England Looking south, at the American Optical campus from the rear, surrounded by the town of Southbridge. The Quinebaug River, with a foot bridge, crosses through the campus adjacent to the buildings. A mound...

18. American Optical Company rear view of the Main Plant with adjacent wooden structure American Optical Company rear view of the Main Plant with adjacent wooden structure American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge Rear view, (facing south) of the Main Plant and Clock Tower. Terraced brick facade is not yet complete as there is a wooden structure at the left, perpendicular to the Main Plant. Large brick chimney stack...

19. American Optical Company Southbridge spectacles view American Optical Company Southbridge spectacles view American Optical Company; American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge Artist's view in the shape of a pair of spectacles or lenses. The left shows the full Main Plant with the Clock Tower in the middle of a terraced brick façade, in the front. There are four crenels interspersing...

20. American Optical Company Lensdale Plant, Southbridge, Massachusetts American Optical Company Lensdale Plant, Southbridge, Massachusetts American Optical Company; American Optical Company--Southbridge (Mass. American Optical Corporation; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Optical industry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Architecture--United States--19th century; Southbridge (Mass.)--Pictorial works Partial view of the American Optical plant is shown, where lenses are manufactured for the eye glass industry. Known as the Lensdale plant, it is located off East Main Street. Some large manufacturing...
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