Old Chester, PA: Mills
The Aberfoyle cotton yarn mill was for sale in 1950 after 61 years of operation in the city.
There was also an Aberfoyle Country Club located in Nether Providence.
Arasapha Textile Mill
Blakeley Mills > became Lincoln Manufacturing Co. > became Chester Spinning Mill > became Ewing-Thomas Converting Co. in 1925. The plant was located on Morton Avenue above 10th St.
Chester Lace Mill
Crozer Mills (Upland, PA)
Eddystone Manufacturing Co.
A new wharf was built in 1900 to accommodate three boats.
One of the oldest cotton print cloth manufacturers in the area.
Acquired by Joseph Bancroft & Sons Co. of Wilmington DE in 1925.
9th & McIlvain (between 9th & Green)
Gene "Zac" Zacniewski, email@example.com, recalls, "Mother worked there during the 60's - paid for piece work"
Front & Fulton St.
Irving Mills (Irving & Leiper Manufacturing Company)
25th & Ridley Ave.
10th & Morton Ave.
c. 1903 - ?
Logwood Mill, foot of Lamokin Street, closed in 1950 after 115 years of operation.
Shaw & Esrey
Ship & Shore, (ladies blouses) Upland
Sunny Side Mills, J. Ledward & Son
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This page last updated 01/31/07