Historian fumes at failure to save New Bedford site
By David Filipov
Globe Staff / April 12, 2010
NEW BEDFORD — In its prime, the Baker-Robinson whale oil refinery was a pillar of this port’s reputation as the whaling capital of the world. The factory excelled in using the products taken from sperm whales to produce the finest candles, the best lubricants, and the purest oil for lamps.
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