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Greenwood Stell & Sons Ltd, weaving shed with Northrop ‘T’ and ‘S’ model automatic looms.

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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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Some of the remaining workers shortly before weaving finally ended at Birks Mill, September 1980.

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Lancashire looms awaiting dismantlers following the closure of Nelson's weaving shed, Millsteads Mill, 1973. The same premises at Castle Street are now occupied by ABC Chemicals CO. Ltd.

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Lancashire looms awaiting dismantlers following the closure of Nelson's weaving shed, Millsteads Mill, 1973. The same premises at Castle Street are now (1993) occupied by ABC Chemicals CO. Ltd.

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Mrs Parfitt watching a beaming frame, 1949.

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View across the main weaving shed at Joshua Smith's, 1912.

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A view across the 'New' shed at Waterside in 1912. Interior of the large weaving shed at Waterside in 1912. It is now the site of the Morrisons Supermarket.

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These are Lancashire looms. The loom was a semi-automatic power loom invented by James Bullough and William Kenworthy in 1842.
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