Old Industry & Businesses
Click here for several scenes inside & out of shoe factory.
-Slim Somerville's Garage Was across from Lake Ripple, and also sold Kiser-Frazers (bullet nosed) and Roto-Tillers (original design from Sweden) in 1950s.
-Jordan's Garage Grafton Center behind the old town hall.
"Sure"gas station in Grafton Center run by Harold Clark in 1950's-1960's. (was between RR tracks on Rt. 140 and Howard Johnson's Restaurant
(Howard Johnsons was where Cumberland Farms store is now)
-Somerville's soft ice cream at corner of Carroll Road & Worcester Street
-Cummings Ice Cream
Old Knowlton pickup truck
Scenes from inside Wyman Gordon plant from Library of Congress Collection
-Lake Ripple Restaurant
Early glass paperweight from Boston, Mass. Has the old milk glass type background. Paperweight advertises J. R. Leeson & Co., Linen Thread Importers. Selling agents for the Flax Mills, Grafton, Mass, 298 Devonshire St., Boston. Has some "in the making" bubbles, normal for a glass paperweight this old.