The Carpenters

Wachusett Dam & Reservoir The Carpenters It has been said, and it is plainly evident, that the construction of the Wachusett Dam was primarily a massive masonry job. Much credit also is often given to the lowly shovel men, both local and immigrant, and the horse. Overlooked perhaps are the multiple other specialized trades. … Continue reading The Carpenters

Construction Site Management

Wachusett Dam & Reservoir Construction Site Management Wachusett Dam, looking southerly, downstream side, Clinton, Mass., Nov. 11, 1902 “Every picture tells a story”, so the saying goes, and this one is not any different. It’s one of my favorites because it shows nearly all of the major activities used by the contractor to construct… Continue reading Construction Site Management