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Courtaulds (Skem) Nr Wigan

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Courtaulds (Skem) Nr Wigan 1970's
Photo: Martin Pearce
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Item #: 11968
Looms in the weeving shed if my memory is correct I think there were over one thousand five hundred looms of various types in use. Kovo and Ruti being the main ones in use.Until the short time saw the moth-ball of many looms along with the loss of many jobs.
Photo by Colin Pearce (1929-2008)

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