SJ6799 : Leigh Spinners, Leigh

taken 29 years ago, near to Leigh, Wigan, Great Britain

Leigh Spinners, Leigh
Leigh Spinners, Leigh
Tufted carpet manufacturers. Two mills with a common boiler house and chimney.
No. 2 closest to the camera houses a disused cross compound mill engine - the biggest of its type to survive. Is listed and attempts to remove it were foiled with the support of the International Stationary Steam Engine Society.
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SJ6799, 41 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 October, 1988   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 March, 2008
Category
Mill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 673 997 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.5845N 2:29.6065W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 672 996
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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