& Handle Plant 1890
don't know where this rather large operation was located. Since the
building of Cliffside Mill had not yet begun, perhaps spokes and handles
were being pre-manufactured to be available when the mill was built.
Or perhaps the plant's role was to supply the existing mills that
already existed in Rutherford county. Many of the men are carrying
lanterns; others are holding what looks like dinner buckets. The photo
was in the effects of R. B. and Ida Craig Watkins, who moved to Cliffside