2016

SP0468 : Forge Mill Needle Museum - First Floor Scouring Shed

taken 8 years ago, near to Redditch, Worcestershire, England

Forge Mill Needle Museum - First Floor Scouring Shed
Forge Mill Needle Museum - First Floor Scouring Shed
Tied bundles of needles were placed under the sliding platens for up to 24 hours. The rolling action grinds the needles against each other lubricated by a paste of carborundum powder and liquid soap. Further soap was added during the process.

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Suburb, Urban fringe Industry other tags: Needle Mill Former Needle Factory Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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Photographer
John M   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 15 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 June, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0457 6855 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.9023N 1:56.0630W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0457 6855
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