SD8634 : Weaving shed, Queen Street Mill

taken 31 years ago, near to Harle Syke, Lancashire, Great Britain

Weaving shed, Queen Street Mill
Weaving shed, Queen Street Mill
A typical shed. There would be 800-1200 Lancashire looms in a typical shed, each taking about 0.5 horsepower of steam engine power and producing an incredible din. The mill girls communicated by lip reading a skill called mee-mawing (somebody will correct the spelling).
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SD8634, 80 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 September, 1986   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 February, 2008
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Mill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 868 348 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:48.5592N 2:12.1161W
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