Gaffney Manufacturing

Gaffney, SC

Gaffney Manufacturing Co. was one of the old greige mills operated by Deering­Milliken when I joined the company in 1967. As a portion of our training program in MMOP (Middle Management Orientation Program), we toured a number of the local plants near Spartanburg to get an idea of the breadth of the manufacturing operations within the company. It didn’t matter whether you were a dye superintendent or a research chemist, everybody got the same orientation. Most of the others in the class had several years of production management experience ­ hence middle­management.I can still picture the old jack shafts mounted in the ceilings. They must have dated to the turn of the 20th century or earlier when these post cards were printed.

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Gaffney Manufacturing Co.

 

 

 

 

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Gaffney Manufacturing and the Cotton Market, Gaffney, SC

 

 

 

 

Photos courtesy of Bill Wornall
Postcard Collection