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Gates Milling Company
Lauderdale County, TN
Arp School - 7th-8th grades - 1948-1949

Gates Milling Company was established in 1915 in Gates TN by Thomas Avery. After his death, the mill was purchased by Elvis Cannon and was operated by Wilbur Avery until it closed in the mid-1960s.

Pictured left to right, circa 1935 are Billie Parrish, Glenn Edens, Wilbur Avery, Nell Avery Murchison, Carrol Avery and owner T. G. Avery

Photo submitted by Susan Adams

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