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1904; 1907; 1910; 1914, Lockwood, Greene and Company. W. Main St.

Powered by electricity and thus unconstrained by the dictates of water power, the mill buildings could spread out on their generous site. Even so, the early Schoolfield mills are not unlike the brick structures that were once at Riverside. Two or three stories high, with symmetrically placed rows of windows set in segmental-arched frames, the mills are still marked by three especially tall smokestacks. Since the company closed, many of the buildings have been demolished.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Mills", [Danville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 378-378.

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