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General Foam - Former Empire Factory

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It's amazing the horrible condition the former Empire factory is in.  Here's a overhead view. Click the square on the lower left hand side to see the view and use the "-" sign on the right to size it in order to see the entire building.  It's the building on the right side of Daniel Street,  and is very long.  Click View Larger Map, and click on it,  to take it to street view to go up and down Daniel Street to see the entire factory.  What a mess! 

 

 

 

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You are correct.  Here's a copy of an clipped article I found and posted here back in January

 

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Usually happens to old factories. Sometimes to much to fix up. Part of the reason they had a lot of fires in it the last couple years.


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I don't think it is a mess.  

It's the way the world works.  Usually old warehouses don't get fixed up.  

I grew up in Detroit.  

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This section of the buildings appears to be the original Carolina Enterprises building that was built in 1959 which would make it about 58 years old.  The second picture is from the November 19, 1961 Rocky Mount Telegram.

Mel

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8 hours ago, Mel Fischer said:

This section of the buildings appears to be the original Carolina Enterprises building that was built in 1959 which would make it about 58 years old.  The second picture is from the November 19, 1961 Rocky Mount Telegram.

Mel

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Check out the county web-site for the property.  If you click on "Prop Card", and then print, it'll open a summary which lists all of the buildings, their use and year built (center top).   http://206.107.103.195/paas/index.asp?DEST=pDetail&action=undefined

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On ‎2‎/‎26‎/‎2018 at 12:24 AM, Mel Fischer said:

I don't get anything when I click on the link.

Mel

Click "Parcel" on the upper left.  Then enter 501 Daniel in the "Address Search".   Click on General Foam Plastics.  Then "Prop Card" in the top center.  

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Steve, thanks for the information, I got it this time.  This is the parcel card for the original Carolina Enterprises building which is the building I posted the pictures of above.

Mel

 

 

General Foam Property Records-Edgecombe County (Original Building).jpg

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On ‎2‎/‎28‎/‎2018 at 11:59 PM, Mel Fischer said:

Steve, thanks for the information, I got it this time.  This is the parcel card for the original Carolina Enterprises building which is the building I posted the pictures of above.

Mel

 

 

General Foam Property Records-Edgecombe County (Original Building).jpg

That's cool!

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