Written on verso: 'The Brandywine Rolling Mill (then the Lukens Mill) taken shortly before its demolition. Left to right Samuel Day, __, __, __ Bames, Edwin Dougherty, Joseph Hampton, C.L. Huston, A.F. Huston, H.B. Spackman, Dr. Charles Huston'
Written on verso: 'Originally built in 1870. Three high finishing rolls (at left) added in 1880. Photograph taken about 1900. Mill dismantled in 1927 after starting new [illegible] 84' [illegible] mill with 2 high roughing and 3 high finishing rolls.'