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This is a story of Peter Gibson Thomson's pulp mill. Rough extensive research, the author has gathered information from a wide variety of sources, including scattered mill documents, drawings and letters, old journals and photographs, memoirs, and interviews with former and current employees and their families. In this book, Thomson's Pulp Mill, readers are presented with the intriguing story of the Champion Fibre Company's original construction, and treated with approximately one hundred contemporaneous photos illustrating in magnificent detail the construction of Thomson's massive brick buildings beside the Pigeon River. Peter G.Thomson came to the western North Carolina mountains more than a hundred years ago in search of a proper site to build his mammoth pulp mill. This book contains the story of the building of the Champion Fibre Company at Canton, North Carolina between 1905 and 1908. Also included are many old construction photographs that illustrate the immense effort that took place on the bank of the Pigeon River.