William S. Kimball Tobacco Factory


William S Kimball Tobacco Factory.jpgWilliam S. Kimball Tobacco Factory. c. 1882-1903 The William S. Kimball Tobacco Factory was designed by James G. Cutler, local architect who later became mayor of Rochester, and was built in 1880.

The factory was located on Court Street, and featured a statue of Mercury atop its smokestack.

In its heyday, the factory produced one million cigarettes per day, and employed 1,200 people.