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Not By Cloth Alone

Self-Sufficiency and the Amoskeag System

While textile production was the focus of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, the Company's Machine Shop produced the machinery necessary to operate the mills such as mechanized looms and giant turbines.  They also produced decorative ironwork for the city and embarked on a number of ambitious production ventures, including locomotives, steam fire engines, and rifles. 

Listen here to learn more about the Company's production of Steam Locomotives.