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Barbour Flax Spinning Company, Spruce & Barbour Streets, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ



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B&W Photos

HB793314
Aerial View Looking West.


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Item Title


Location
Spruce & Barbour Streets, Paterson, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NJ-11
Building/structure dates: 1880 initial construction
Significance: The Barbour Flax Spinning Company was one of the largest linen works in the country in the second half of the nineteenth century, employing some 440 people to process over a million and a half pounds of flax annually. Most of the existing building stock dates from the 1860s and the 1870's, although the original building (destroyed by fire in 1860) dated from about 1838.

Subjects
Fires
Stone Buildings
Textile Mills


Related Names
Linen Thread Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING WEST.


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