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Picturing The Past: B&B Feed & Seed Business Boosted County's Economy

 

December 3, 2018

Brittain Tractor Company on South Gaston Street in 1953.

Most people who have lived in Transylvania County for more than 20 years are familiar with B&B Feed & Seed, formerly located on Gaston Street. However, did you know that for approximately 40 years the owners also operated Brittain Tractor Company?

The original business opened on East Main Street on Jan. 1, 1928. Cousins, Willis and Trigg Brittain sold Quaker Dairy Feeds and Full-O-Pep Poultry Feed, along with a full line of garden and field seed. Trigg sold his interest in the business to Grady and Allen Brittain, brothers of Willis, in July 1931.

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