Viking Range Corporation, circa 2007, formerly McShane Cotton Company.
COTTON EXCHANGE TO HAVE NEW HOME
Mr. Samuel J. Stein Will Erect New Building at the
Corner of Main and Front Streets
The Greenwood Cotton Exchange will have a new home this coming season. Mr. Sam'l J. Stein having entered into contract to erect them a new building on the lot now occupied by the blacksmith shop at the corner of Front and Main Streets. The contract calls for the completion of the building by the middle of September and work will be begun on the same at once and rushed to completion. The Exchange will close Saturday until the opening of the new season in September.
From The Greenwood Enterprise, July 28, 1910
GROUND BROKEN FOR McSHANE BUILDING
Handsome $10,000 Structure Being Erected on
River Front, Corner of Main
The McShane Cotton Company will have a new home next season. Their present office is to be remodeled and converted into a first class Opera House and they will build a building of their own on the lot occupied by the old blacksmith shop at the corner of Front and Main Streets. It will be a handsome two story building, the lower part will be occupied by the McShane Cotton Company and the upper story will be rented to the Masonic Lodge for lodge rooms. The new building will be known as the McShane Building and will cost $10,000, it will really cost more, that being only the contract price. R. Jesty and Company has the contract for building same and work of getting under headway has already been started. The work will be under the direction of Mr. R. I. Humphries, Superintendent. This will be a handsome edition to our block of cotton office and speaks well for the success of the McShane Cotton Company.
From The Greenwood Enterprise, March 24, 1911
Masons in New Home
The Masonic Lodge held their first meeting in their new lodge room in the McShane Building Monday night. The upstairs of this handsome building is specially fitted for a lodge hall and has every convenience specially suited for the work of the secret society, such as ante-rooms, paraphernalia closets, etc., with electric light wherever they will be convenient. When everything is fixed up, it will be one of the nicest lodge halls in the state.
From The Greenwood Enterprise, August 25, 1911Home | Previous | Next