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Berkshire-Hathaway Announces Mill Closing

On this day in 1958, the North Adams Transcript reported that the owners of the Berkshire-Hathaway Company had passed a death sentence on their factory in Adams. The company announced that it was shutting down its operation, after nearly a century of producing cotton textiles in the Berkshire County town. Known locally as Mill Number Four,...
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