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Mule spinning at Bottom's Mill, 30th June 1982. Shortly after these photographs were taken, spinning operations finally ceased at Bottoms Mill, and the mule frames were transferred to Woodhouse Mill in anticipation of a future textile heritage…

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Mule spinning at Bottom's Mill, 30th June 1982. Shortly after these photographs were taken, spinning operations finally ceased at Bottoms Mill, and the mule frames were transferred to Woodhouse Mill in anticipation of a future textile heritage…

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Mule spinning at Bottom's Mill, 30th June 1982. Shortly after these photographs were taken, spinning operations finally ceased at Bottoms Mill, and the mule frames were transferred to Woodhouse Mill in anticipation of a future textile heritage…

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Mule spinning at Bottom's Mill, 30th June 1982. Shortly after these photographs were taken, spinning operations finally ceased at Bottoms Mill, and the mule frames were transferred to Woodhouse Mill in anticipation of a future textile heritage…

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Cornelius Giblin, Warp Twister at Greenwood Stell & Sons Ltd.

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This room was the first one inside the door past the boiler house, the machine is a vertical spindle bobbin winder made by Thomas Holt Ltd of Rochdale, a large maker of winding machinery. As there are two rows of spindles, it looks as though this is…

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Pirn winding frames. Winding yarn from cone on to pirn to go into the shuttle of the loom.

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This view in the Spinning Room shows ring spinning frames, an alternative process for the production of cotton yarn to the self-acting mule. Rovings from the roving frame are placed in the creel and the ends threaded through the roller drafting…

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These machines are bobbin winding frames. The front one is probably made by Joseph Stubbs Ltd, Manchester, who specialised in winding machinery and had works at Ancoats and Openshaw. The nearest machine is 'assembly winding' ie winding two ends from…
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