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Leeds Industrial Museum (Armley Mills)

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Leeds and Liverpool canal looking west
 
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Mill manager's accommodation
 
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The spinning mule
 
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A painting of industrial Leeds
 
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William Roland Ding
 
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Propeller from Ding's aeroplane
 
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The development of carding
 
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Carding machine
 
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Carding process
 
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Manufacturers' identity plates
 
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Carding machine
 
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Carding machine
 
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One of the first mechanised spinning machines
 
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Explanation of the spinning machine
 
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Spinning mule explanation
 
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Spinning mule
 
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Early Leeds industry was water powered
 
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Water wheel
 
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Maintainence work bench
 
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Gearing in the machine
 
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Belt drives
 
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Gritstone buildings
 
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Warning notice
 
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Spinning machine
 
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Factory work scene
 
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Model of Armley Mills
 
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Loom
 
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Linkages
 
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Shuttles
 
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Factory work scene
 
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Factory worker
 
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Factory worker
 
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The little boy's tailor
 
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Tailor's shop window
 
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Hudson Road mills
 
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Pressing finished suits
 
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Sewing machine room
 
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Hand cart
 
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Cameras from Kershaw's
 
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Printing press
 
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Printing press
 
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Printing press
 
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Printing press
 
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Type fonts
 
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Printing block
 
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Double-chambered blacksmith bellows
 
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Flat irons
 
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Anvil
 
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Measuring tools
 
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Gripping tools
 
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Tools
 
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Specialist tools
 
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The old corn mill
 
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Water wheel
 
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Mechanisms
 
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Milling and fulling
 
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Gearing
 
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Mill renovation
 
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Explanation of water power
 
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Machine governor (centrafuge)
 
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Beam engine
 
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Cable drum
 
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Pollit and Wigzell uniflow engine
 
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Pollit and Wigzell uniflow engine
 
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Gear box and electric motor
 
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Can anything be saved from this?
 
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Trade sculpture
 
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Water power explanation
 
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Fire engine
 
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Machine
 
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Pump
 
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Name plate
 
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Cam shaft
 
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Toothed gear
 
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Inverted vertical single cylinder steam engine explanation
 
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Inverted vertical single cylinder steam engine
 
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Piston and drive wheel
 
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Horizontal steam engine
 
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Royal coat of arms
 
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Leeds coat of arms
 
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Horizontal steam engine linkages
 
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Horizontal steam engine pressure guages
 
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Horizontal steam engine connecting rods
 
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Horizontal steam engine drive wheel
 
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Horizontal steam engine cylinder head
 
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Horizontal steam engine whistle
 
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Horizontal steam engine cams
 
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Horizontal steam engine name plate
 
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Horizontal steam engine safety mechanism
 
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Factory shop floor
 
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Machines to make machines explanation
 
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Who made the machines
 
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Small steam locomotive
 
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Leeds locomotive builders
 
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'Junin' explanation
 
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'Junin' locomotive
 
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'Junin' built by Hudswell Clark
 
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Preserved working locomotive 'Jack'
 
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Locomotive name plate
 
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The fate of Leeds' locomotive industry
 
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Locomotive built by Hudson's of Leeds
 
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Awaiting restoration
 
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Future projects in the yard
 
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'Jack' nameplate
 
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Gravestone of Robert Morrow
 
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The problems of rust
 
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Boiler
 
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Awaiting restoration
 
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How water powered the mills
 
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Capstones
 
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Traffic lights
 
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Steam and early diesel tractors
 
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