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A Chronicle of Textile Machinery, 1824-1924: Issued to Commemorate the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Saco-Lowell Shops

by Saco-Lowell Shops

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  • Seller Inventory #: 2164107
  • Format: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Saco-Lowell Shops, Boston / William Bond Wheelwright
  • Date published: 1924
  • Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY TEXTILES TEXTILE INDUSTRY MACHINERY SACO-LOWELL NEWTON BIDDEFORD BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS MA AMERICANA LABOR ENGINEERING

Saco-Lowell Shops, Boston / William Bond Wheelwright, 1924. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Edges a bit rubbed. 1924 Hard Cover. 83 pp. A one-hundred-year history of the textile mill which pioneered the first factory system, devised by Francis Cabot Lowell. This was the first time spinning and weaving were performed under the same roof, and revolutionized the industry. Photographs and illustrations throughout.