More PET Dairy Products Company Photographs

There has been a great deal of interest in the Pet Dairy Products Company since it was announced that after almost 80 years the company would be closing. The company formally opened their doors in Kingsport on September 26, 1930. Below is another sampling of photographs relating to the company’s history in Kingsport.

Employees posed in front of the Pet Dairy plant on the corner of West Market and Clay Street, undated. Photo taken by Carl Swann.
Employees posed in front of the Pet Dairy plant on the corner of West Market and Clay Street, undated. Photo taken by Carl Swann.
Pet Dairy window display, 1950. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
Pet Dairy window display, 1950. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.

The Pet Dairy Product Company building located on Konnarock Road, 1955. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
The Pet Dairy Product Company building located on Konnarock Road, 1955. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
Grand Opening festivities of the plant on Konnarock Road, 1955. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
Grand Opening festivities of the plant on Konnarock Road, 1955. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
People toured the new facility and watched demonstrations by workers during the grand opening of the plant in 1955. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
People toured the new facility and watched demonstrations by workers during the grand opening of the plant in 1955. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
Tour of the facility, 1955. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
Tour of the facility, 1955. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
Samples of Pet Brown Mule Ice Cream are being given out to attendees of the grand opening, 1955.  Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
Samples of Pet Brown Mule Ice Cream are being given out to attendees of the grand opening, 1955. Photo taken by Thomas McNeer, Jr.
Interior of the facility, 1963. Photo taken by David Peirce.
Interior of the facility, 1963. Photo taken by David Peirce.

For more information on the Pet Dairy Products Company please contact the  archives or visit www.kingsportlibrary.org/archives.

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