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Cotton Manufacturing.jpg
This simplified chart from US Census data shows how dramatically the location of cotton manufacturing in the US shifted from New England to the Southern states. There were several causes, including proximity to cotton fields, newer machinery, and…

Mill #1 and Sillver Lake Outlet.jpg
This early photograph of the Perry Knitting Co. is roughly contemporary to another OpenValley document, although here the absence of tree leaves allows for clearer viewing of Mill #1. In the foreground are the PKC's dam and water wheel. The…

5340 cropped.jpg
Perry Knitting Company before the fly over was enclosed and the Walnut Street Bridge changed. The Walnut Street Bridge in the back of the picture was later resurfaced and rebuilt.

5277.jpg
A print of the Perry Knitting Company, taken about 1910, showing the power plant and the mills.

Mill Maps.png
This GIS map was created to support the Dansville Ever-Green map, itself an experiment to recover historical knowledge for the purposes of envisioning a bioregional economy & culture. Its premise is to draw a 50-mile radius around the town of…

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From the annotated description: "Print showing the Perry Knitting Mill that Clark notes as being Mill # 1, water powered, date taken unknown."

The building in the background, Cataract Custom Mill, was located just downstream from Mill #1 and…

PKC Diagram--small.jpg
An apparent copy of an extremely detailed map for the purposes of fire insurance, this diagram contains several important kinds of information. It supplies us with the names of different buildings, and the date they were constructed. It tells us…

1033--front.jpg
Located along the Silver Lake Outlet near the town of Perry, NY, this photograph of early milling operation shows seven people posing--two of them young boys. A caption on reverse side reads: "Silver Lake Mills--before being steam powered. George…

Owen - Old Mill Worthington, MA.JPG
The structures depicted here are in all likelihood those of the Theron Higgins Mill located alongside the Little River in Worthington, MA. They’re rendered in a somewhat telescopic view so as to compress a nearly impossible number of scenic elements:…

Light's Mill@2x.jpg
Real-photo postcard shows a mill site alongside Conesus Creek where Emme Light rebuilt after a fire had destroyed an earlier one named "Glen Avon." He retained that name, and became well known for his trademarked varieties of flour: Peerless, Sweet…
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