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					Bolton Sorghum Factory, Mooresville, IN (ca. 1897-1900)   Bolton Sorghum Factory, Mooresville, IN (ca. 1897-1900)
              (Photo by J. P. Calvert)                                  (Photo by J. P. Calvert)




Bolton Sorghum Factory, Mooresville, IN (ca. 1897-1900)   Bolton Sorghum Factory, Mooresville, IN (ca. 1897-1900)
              (Photo by J. P. Calvert)                                  (Photo by J. P. Calvert)
The Bolton Sorghum Factory (1890s-1903),                                                                                                      The Bolton Sorghum Factory (1890s-1903),
located at the northeast corner of Mooresville,                                                                                      PLEASE   located at the northeast corner of Mooresville,                                                                                      PLEASE
IN, was called “the biggest sorghum factory in                                                                                       PLACE    IN, was called “the biggest sorghum factory in                                                                                       PLACE
the world.” The cane was chopped up and                                                                                              STAMP    the world.” The cane was chopped up and                                                                                              STAMP




                                                  Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
boiled to produce sorghum molasses. Visitors                                                                                          HERE    boiled to produce sorghum molasses. Visitors                                                                                          HERE
were allowed to eat “skimmings” from the top                                                                                                  were allowed to eat “skimmings” from the top
of the boiling vats. Some of Bolton’s employees                                                                                               of the boiling vats. Some of Bolton’s employees
pose beside a cane-grinding machine.                                                                                                          pose beside a cane-grinding machine.
                                                                                                                         POST CARD                                                                                                                                     POST CARD

                                                                                                                          ADDRESS                                                                                                                                       ADDRESS




    Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                       Published by Mooresville Public Library
           220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                      220 West Harrison Street
            Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                         Mooresville, IN 46158
            www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                        www.mooresvillelib.org




The Bolton Sorghum Factory (1890s-1903),                                                                                                      The Bolton Sorghum Factory (1890s-1903),
located at the northeast corner of Mooresville,                                                                                      PLEASE   located at the northeast corner of Mooresville,                                                                                      PLEASE
IN, was called “the biggest sorghum factory in                                                                                       PLACE    IN, was called “the biggest sorghum factory in                                                                                       PLACE
the world.” The cane was chopped up and                                                                                              STAMP    the world.” The cane was chopped up and                                                                                              STAMP
                                                  Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
boiled to produce sorghum molasses. Visitors                                                                                          HERE    boiled to produce sorghum molasses. Visitors                                                                                          HERE
were allowed to eat “skimmings” from the top                                                                                                  were allowed to eat “skimmings” from the top
of the boiling vats. Some of Bolton’s employees                                                                                               of the boiling vats. Some of Bolton’s employees
pose beside a cane-grinding machine.                                                                                                          pose beside a cane-grinding machine.
                                                                                                                         POST CARD                                                                                                                                     POST CARD

                                                                                                                          ADDRESS                                                                                                                                       ADDRESS




    Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                       Published by Mooresville Public Library
           220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                      220 West Harrison Street
            Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                         Mooresville, IN 46158
            www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                        www.mooresvillelib.org

				
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Description: Mooresville Public Library (MPL) (Mooresville, Indiana) presents its "Treasure Trove" series of postcards (in PDF format).