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United Shoe Mach Co. Plant - Beverly

"In late September 1902 in an extra edition of the Beverly Evening Times, the news was trumpeted that the United Shoe Machinery Company had picked a 150-acre site off Elliott Street in Beverly for a massive factory. Construction began the next year. When it was completed the huge complex held more than ten acres of floor space in three buildings, along with a foundry and drop forge. This building, by Ernest Ransome, was revolutionary in its day. Made of reinforced concrete it was a pioneer in industrial building techniques. The factory was so large that messengers carried documents from place to place on roller skates!..." www.beverlyma.gov



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