Arnold Print Works

North Adams, Mass




A view into the factory

Arnold Print Works after closing

Arnold Print Works Today

Work Cited


Arnold Print Works was said to be established in 1861, but the corporation with the name Arnold Print Works was not officially formed until 1876. Before it was named Arnold Print Works, it was named Arnold Harvey and Co. The company was founded by Harvey, Oliver and John F. Arnold. The head of the company was Harvey Arnold. In 1874, Honorable Albert C. Houghton bought interest into the company and then two years later Arnold Print works was initially formed.  Besides the Arnold Print Works main building, there were four other mills in different towns. Arnold Print Works was an essential part North Adams' industry during its early stages of industrialization.