coldharbour mill, near the village of uffculme in devon, england, is one of the oldest woollen textile mills in the world, having been in continuous production since 1797. the mill was one of a number owned by fox brothers, and is designated by english heritage as a grade ii* listed building.
the bates mill is a textile factory company founded in 1850 and located at 35 canal street in lewiston, maine.the mill served as maine's largest employer through the 1860s, and early profits from the mill provided much of the initial capital for nearby bates college.currently, the mill buildings are home to several new businesses, apartments, and a small museum.
originally higher mill, helmshore mills textile museum is a water-powered fulling mill and a 19th-century condenser cotton spinning mill, with working machinery. built by the turners in 1789, and rescued from dereliction by derek pilkington and chris aspin in the 1960s, it is now managed by lancashire county council museums service and details the changes made in textile technology over the .
litton mill is a textile mill at millers dale, near tideswell in derbyshire. the original 19th-century mill became notorious during the industrial revolution for its unsavoury employment practices, luridly described by the commentators of the day, and the testimony of robert blincoe, a parish apprentice who had been indentured to work at the mill.
the city of new bedford, massachusetts once had about 70 textile mills, operated by 28 establishments with over 3.7 million spindles at its peak around 1920, and was among the leading cotton textile centers in the united states during the early 20th century.there are currently about 18 mills left in the city.
this is a list of textile factories that have existed in shaw and crompton, formerly of lancashire and now in greater manchester, england.. from the industrial revolution until the 20th century, crompton as it was then mainly known was a major centre of textile manufacture, particularly cotton spinning.during this period, it was dominated by large rectangular brick-built factories, some of .
seventy per cent of the spindles were used in making yarns for sale principally among weavers in the st. petersburg and moscow textile districts. a specialty of the mill was 90s ply yarn, made from egyptian yarn, for the rubber-tire manufacturers. the range of yarns produced was wide, running from 3s to 90s, and about 330,000 of the spindles were .
queensway, castleton was a hub of cotton mills including the three 't', th'arrow, th'harp, and th'ensor. the 1908 castleton map includes: marland cotton mill, castleton cotton mill, globe works textile machinery , arrow cotton mill, harp cotton mill, globe leather works, castleton size works and castleton iron works. today the harp is .
textile manufacturing is a major industry. it is based on the conversion of fibre into yarn, yarn into fabric. these are then dyed or printed, fabricated into clothes. different types of fibres are used to produce yarn. cotton remains the most important natural fibre, so is treated in depth.