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Schwamb Mill, 17 Mill Lane, Arlington, Middlesex County, MA

Schwamb Mill, 17 Mill Lane, Arlington, Middlesex County, MA

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Summary

Significance: This example of a 19th-century woodworking mill includes operational equipment and evidence for four power systems. Circular and elliptical picture frames are manufactured here as they have been since the Schwamb brothers bought the mill in 1864. Of special interest are five lathes on which elliptical frames are turned.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-9
Survey number: HAER MA-12
Building/structure dates: 1861 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1881 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 18q4 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Schwamb Mill Preservation Trust
Schwamb, Elmer
Schwamb, Charles
Schwamb, Frederick
Schwamb, Carl
W. F. & J. Barnes Company
Schwamb, William P
Holyoke Manufacturing Company
Schwamb, Clinton
Schwamb, Louis
Elwane Company
Frank H. Clement Company
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Location

East Arlington (Arlington, Mass.)42.42508, -71.17794
Google Map of 42.425084, -71.177938
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