Armington & Sims Engine Co., Providence, Rhode Island--Item 2

Summary

Inside the Armington & Sims Engine Company machine shop, a system of shafts and pulleys distributed mechanical energy to rows of metal working machine tools. The machinists who worked in shops like this could tackle a wide range of jobs. America's nineteenth century machine shops were a training ground for many technological innovators.

Inside the Armington & Sims Engine Company machine shop, a system of shafts and pulleys distributed mechanical energy to rows of metal working machine tools. The machinists who worked in shops like this could tackle a wide range of jobs. America's nineteenth century machine shops were a training ground for many technological innovators.

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.50 in

Width: 9.50 in

Armington & Sims Machine Shop

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