Borden Mills

Exterior view of Borden Mills with a guard at entrance gate.

According to Howard Long’s Kingsport: A Romance of Industry ground was broken for the plant during 1924 and production started in earnest during May 1925. Employees at the textile mill primarily manufactured cotton cloth.

Photographer: McNeer, Thomas Jr.

Date Taken: 1947


ID#: 1214-47


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