Back: POST CARD PUB. BY WATER-COLOR ART PUB. Co., N. Y. THREAD. The thread industry employs about 25,000 people, the largest factories being at Newark, N. J. (on the Erie Railroad), Willi- mantic, Conn., Pawtucket and Westerly, R. I., and Fall River, Mass. A carload of thread contains 700,000 spools; this amounts to 79,544 miles of thread, or more than twenty-four times the distance from New York to San Francisco.