City Directories and History: The Rock Hill Herald reported on May 30, 1896 – “That the Manufacturers Record, reported an investment of $50,000. for a new textile mill in Blacksburg.”
The Rock Hill Record reported on Oct. 31, 1907 – “That a new mill will be organized in Blacksburg. Mr. G. Lang Anderson is proposing a company which will erect a $250,000. mill at the junction of the Southern RR main line and the Kingsville-Marion Line, once known as the 3C’s railroad.” (R&R is not certain this is the same mill as above or that it was ever completed.)
The Rock Hill Record reported on Jan 23, 1908 – “Mr. J. E. Sirrine, the well known architect and engineer, is drawing plans for a $300,000., cotton mill to be erected at Blacksburg by a new company organized by Mr. G. Lang Anderson, who is Sec. of the Williamston Mills. This mill will manufacture fine sheeting.”
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