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This is Marshall's Repetition Works, Whitelee, Mytholmroyd. Thanks to Douglas Robertshaw for identifying it, he worked there in the 1990s.
The mill was occupied by the Calder Valley Engineering Company, owned by James Maud of Maud's Clog Soles.
Brisbane Moss Corduroys: Dyers and Finishers of velvets, velveteens, cords and suedettes, Bridgeroyd Mills, Eastwood. Cutting velveteens at Moss Bros, around 1900.
Todmorden Technical Institute - part of spinning room
Mule Spinners at Pioneer Mill, Walsden c1912 - The mill was built by the Pioneer Mill Company which had been formed to celebrate the jubilee of the Walsden Co-operative Society. The corner stone of the new mill (actually named 'Jubilee' Mill) was…
In the 1950s the News and Advertiser under the editorship of Sam Tonkiss was printed on the hot metal press shown in the photograph above - all this was soon to change, as other pictures indicate.
This decorated cart has been prepared for a procession, under the eye of Mr William Sutcliffe, of Lowerlaithe.

Originally owned by Messrs. Thompson, the business was taken over by the Sutcliffe family around 1856.

Sutcliffe's teams of horses,…
Interior view of the packing department on the Baltimore site.
A view across the engineering workshop.
This photograph shows three Earnshaw brothers, all of whom worked in engineering since leaving school. John and Edgar were killed in the First World War. William, the eldest (shown on the extreme left), taught…
A corner of the engineering workshop of Astin & Barker's Victoria Ironworks, Salford. 1890 - 1900.
Several Todmorden firms produced or maintained the machinery used in the cotton factories. Lord Bros. produced textile machinery, often building looms to their own specification. Jeremiah Jackson was also in the machine trade as textile engineers,…
Aston and Barker's wagon is paraded through the town in the Lifeboat Saturday procession on 7th July 1906
Thwaite and Dobson, Cinderhill Mill, Castle Street, Todmorden - advertisement.
William Mitchell;, Todmorden, catalogue advertisement.
Wilson Bros' Fire Engine 1905-10 - Wilson's Mill had a stationary fire engine, or pump was strategically placed for immediate use within this woodworking factory. The fire crew would operate a mobile engine for use in the Cornholme district.
The interior of Walton's Picker Works at Stoneswood Mill, Bacup road, c1910.

With the building of steam factories and the continual improvement in machines, there was a need for supportive trades to maintain production of yarn or cloth. From 1823,…
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