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HLS05098. Cutting room pre- First World War with sewing machinists in the background with treadle Singer sewing machines. As well as textile mills Hebden Bridge also had a sizeable wholesale clothing trade making ready-to-wear garments. These were…

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HLS05097. Band knife cutters. As well as textile mills Hebden Bridge also had a sizeable wholesale clothing trade making ready-to-wear garments. These were mainly made of corduroy or other heavy fustians such as moleskins for heavy work wear but in…

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Taken about 1957/58. Pickles Band Knives (push cut). The cuttings were put down holes in the floor to be collected for sale after sorting. The mill closed in 1979 and was pulled down a few years later.

Foster Mill was originally a fulling mill…
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