FW Poe Mill

Greenville, SC

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Postcards from ca. 1907
Courtesy of Bill Wornall Textile Postcard Collection

 

 

 

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FW Poe Manufacturing Co. opened in 1897. Later acquired by Burlington Industries. Closed 1977.  Destroyed by fire in 2003.

 

 

 

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A railroad and mill pond have replaced what looks like a river/canal in the earlier pictures. Downtown Greenville is behind the mill. This railroad is the main line between Charlotte and Atlanta