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The bobbin works at the height of its power in the early 1900s.

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A view of the station goods yard overlooking the Salford area. Caleb Hoyle's private coal wagons can be seen in the siding. On the hillside can be seen the Unitarian Church built by the Fieldens.

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Viewed from Dobroyd Road in 1866, a year after the station was enlarged. The warehouses in the foreground are served by a branch line developed and used by Fielden Bros. Ltd for cotton goods. This shows the goods yard before it was extended in 1881…

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Three hundred years ago, most of the population would be found in the farms and cottages on the upland "shelf", in areas such as Shore, Mankinholes and Bottomley. Families were self-sufficient, growing and producing most of their own food and…
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