“ The Holm Factory, Dromore On the Lurgan Road. This was built as Murphy & Stevenson’s weaving factory and was taken over by Ewart Liddell of Donaghcloney in the 1930s. Like Liddell’s main factory in Donaghcloney, it had a factory shop, the entrance to which is in the foreground – until its closure in the early 1990s. Liddell’s Donaghcloney plant survived about 10 years longer. It has been taken over by Mulgrew’s Haulage […]“
The photo postcard is property of the schlot.at-team. Positioning here.
Bis ins Jahr 1814 (laut www.spinningtheweb.org.uk sogar bis 1795) geht die Geschichte der Chorlton Mill in Manchester, 3 Cambridge St, zurück. Um 1830 war es der vermutlich größte Betrieb seiner Art in Manchester mit 2000 Beschäftigten in Spinnerei und Weberei.