Click on the picture for more aerial views.

Click on the picture for more of the 1955 flood at the Draper plant.

Click on the picture for more on the Hope Street bridge.

    In this view, Hopedale Street is in the foreground. Social and Union streets, at that time,
    crossed Hopedale Street and continued through the area that later was covered by more
    shops. The first main office can be seen in the middle of the drawing. There's just a hint
    of Hopedale Pond on the right, and the lower pond can be seen in the middle.

    Click on the picture to see more of the Draper plant
    as it looked between the late 1890s and 1910.

    Click on the drawing to see more on
    the expansion of the Draper plant
    between 1890 and 1913.

    During the summer of 2008, a few seconds of the movie, The Surrogates,
    was filmed in the Draper yard. Click on the picture to see more.

Click on the picture for more on the West Foundry.

Now and Then - The Draper Yard

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    This is one of two cranes Drapers had that used
    electromagnets to pick up scrap iron.