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Heavy-lifting machinery in the new Crescent Street premises.

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Looking across the former weaving shed of Crow Carr Ings Mill with its polished maple wood floor, May 1993.

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Looking across the former weaving shed of Crow Carr Ings Mill with its polished maple wood floor, May 1993.

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Heavy-lifting machinery in the new Crescent Street premises.

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Garment manufacturing in the former weaving shed at Crescent Mill, 1984. Bentwood Bros., closed the Todmorden factory in May 1992 and the premises are now occupied by the Todmorden Motor Co. (1993).

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Garment manufacturing in the former weaving shed at Crescent Mill, 1984. Bentwood Bros., closed the Todmorden factory in May 1992 and the premises are now occupied by the Todmorden Motor Co. (1993).

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The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

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The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

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The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

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The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

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The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

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The company, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1985, is one of the top four specialist fabric printers in the UK, producing work for Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, and many other high street chain stores.

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Brisbane Moss Corduroys: Dyers and Finishers of velvets, velveteens, cords and suedettes, Bridgeroyd Mills, Eastwood.

Bill Sayer on the old velveteen cutters in 1986. The machines were eventually phased out in 1990.

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Brisbane Moss Corduroys: Dyers and Finishers of velvets, velveteens, cords and suedettes, Bridgeroyd Mills, Eastwood.

Bill Sayer on the old velveteen cutters in 1986. The machines were eventually phased out in 1990.

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Brisbane Moss Corduroys: Dyers and Finishers of velvets, velveteens, cords and suedettes, Bridgeroyd Mills, Eastwood. Cutting velveteens at Moss Bros, around 1900.

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Barry Sanderson operating the rolling-up machine, 1986.

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Albert Martin, in charge of the crossing and brushing machines. 1986.

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Mons Mill. under Volex, was still the largest employer in the area in 1993. Instead of spinning cotton yarn the new mill workers use their dexterity to thread complex wiring harnesses into complete assembled systems for the automotive industry.
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