- View, Loray Cotton Mill, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina
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- 2 x 2 in.
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- Preservation North Carolina
- Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
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- Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.
- Lockwood, Greene & Co. more info on Lockwood, Greene & Co.
- Flynt Construction Co. more info on Flynt Construction Co. (Boston)
- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- The mill was founded by John F. Love, George Gray and others and given a name from the combination of the names Love and Gray.
- Architectural note:
- The main portion of the mill rises six stories, with an eight-story tower.
- Historical note:
- After the mill's 1921 expansion, it was noted to be the largest textile mill in the South under a single roof. Loray Cotton Mill played a major role in Southern labor history when the National Textile Workers Union strike in 1929 turned violent. The Mill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Buildings -- Additions
Mills and mill-work
National Register of Historic Places
North Carolina -- History
Towers (Building divisions)