The Perth Historical Society Presents:


Tayside Textiles/Perth Carpet Factory - 1911 to late 1986/7

Beginning as the Perth Carpet Company, in 1911, on Riverside Road (now the tow path) at Sherbrooke Street, and best known as Tayside Textiles, the factory operated under several companies over the years, including Boyd Caldwell Co., Taybank Woolen Mills, Perth Woollen Mills, and, finally in 1977, Collie Mills. A fire in 1985 closed the business, and the building was demolished in 1986 or 1987. Only some of the foundation - and 100 year old maple trees on the tow path - remain of this once major complex.

See also the photo 'Perth Carpet Factory' in the postcard section of this page.

Thanks to Cheryl Moss, of Perth, for taking these photos in 1982.

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Location of the Tayside Textiles Mill Tayside Textiles Mill View from River Road Tow Path Tayside Textiles Mill Front Entrance, River Road Back of Tayside Textiles Mill, View from Chetwynd Street Tayside Textiles Mill East End View from River Road Tayside Textiles Mill Side View Tayside Textiles Mill Chimney Tayside Textiles Mill Location, River Road, Perth Tayside Textiles Mill Fire Box aka The Elf Entrance Tayside Textiles Mill Loading Door Tayside Textiles Mill Rear View Tayside Textiles Mill Rear View Tayside Textiles Mill Second Floor Loading Door Tayside Textiles Mill - The Wool Shed Tayside Textiles Mill OriginalTayside - Textiles Sign Tayside Textiles Mill 1936 Tayside Textiles Ad Tayside Textiles Mill An Anenome Reminder of the Mill

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