By James M. Malley

long ago half-century, Enfield has gone through a metamorphosis from a rural mill-and-farming city of fifteen thousand to a considerable suburban group of forty-five thousand. situated within the north primary a part of the country at the jap facet of the Connecticut River, town as soon as referred to as the Carpet urban started to switch whilst the carpet moved elements of its operation south and Interstate ninety one was once outfitted, bringing in new companies and new residents.

Enfield: 1950-1980 strains the altering panorama of Thompsonville, Enfield, and North Thompsonville in the course of the carpet-making days to the town's fresh previous. unprecedented photos depict significant road development and the improvement of the nearby mall district, the damaging forces of the 1955 flood and of fires during the years, and the original leaders, companies, and occasions that experience formed the city of today.

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