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Herreshoff Marine Museum volunteer Sandy Lee adjusts the bowsprit spreader on the model of the Reliance.

Herreshoff genius still a model for companies today

Herreshoff genius still a model for companies today

For a company that saw its heyday before the advent of computers, before planes were in the air and even before cars were on the road, the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company was a technological wonder. “We’ve lost track of how advanced manufacturing was in the early 1900s. We think of that as the dark ages,” said

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