May Hosiery Mill, located on Chestnut Street, was once known as the oldest sock mill in the South. It closed in the 80's and is now home to several art studios, offices and a few small businesses. But it still has the remnants of a once bustling mill, and as I walked through the hallway of the now sectioned off main floor, I imagined a giant room with a line of women punching their time card and then heading to their sewing machines.
|There are 3 or 4 of these cubbies together. I'm guessing phone booths.|
Stay tuned. Tomorrow for Vintage South Nashville I'll have a photo or two of the mill's early days and a little more background info.
For more pictures of the mill today, check out the South Nashville Life Flickr page.