The Old Mills, Part II
|An old mill from 1914 - modernized with an air condition unit and a fresh paint|
|The old mill housed Edge Glass a newer company for it's time|
|Another view of the old mill in West Warwick - notice the beautiful brick work|
|The streetside view of the old mill|
|Another part of the old mill that sprawls over several streets|
This old mill is in the Crompton section of town was known for corduroy manufacturing. It was named after Samuel Crompton who invented the spinning mule. This mill thrived in the late 19th and early 20th century. It ceased cotton operations in 1964. There have been some smaller companies occupying parts of the mill complex since 1964. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.
How old are the mills in your area?