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Manufacturers Index - George Moulton & Son
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      "George Moulton & Son, manufacturers of steam engines, boilers, water tanks, steering wheels, ship pumps, capstans, mill works, etc., occupy a three-story wooden building, 115 x 36 feet, used as a machine and pattern shop; a boiler shop, 60 x 36 feet, with an ell of 26 x 26 feet; also a blacksmith’s shop, 50 x 27 feet, situated on Commercial Street. The business was established in 1842, and given employment on an average, to twenty persons. This firm consumes annually about 100 tons of iron, and do business amounting to $50,000. An engine of twenty-horse power, furnished with steam from a forty-horse power tubular boiler, both of their own manufacture, drive their machinery." (Quote from 1869.)

Information Sources

  • Webb's New England Statistical Gazetteer,1869, pg. 39