Armley Mills

by Iain Gilmour January. 22, 2020 305 views

Once the largest woollen mill in the world, Armley Mills were built in 1805 and ceased operation in 1969. Today, the buildings house Leeds Industrial Museum, but several floors still preserve the mill machinery.

While not intentional, I've found that each of the portfolios I've put together in this mill series has tended to focus on slightly different aspects of the industrial heritage. In part that's down to the levels of accessibility for photography at each of the locations but it also reflects the original focus of the mill and whether it was for wool or cotton, and the sort of finished products it produced.

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Antonio Gil 1 year, 4 months ago

So cool to see the perforated cards technology. Love the pictures, as always

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Lakshmi Bhat 1 year, 4 months ago

Fascinating.

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