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 Boiler arriving at Wright's factory c1900  Boiler arriving at Wright's factory c1900
Boiler arriving at Wright's factory c1900
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 Barrow Road steam laundry in 1932.  Barrow Road steam laundry in 1932.
Quorn Steam Laundry in Barrow Road as it was in 1932
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 Corner of School Lane c1940s.  Corner of School Lane c1940s.
Mr Allen's cycle shop is to the right. Pratt's motor spirit pump stands by the roadside.
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 Steam engine - Swithland Reservoir  Steam engine - Swithland Reservoir
One of the three triple expansion steam engines in the coal-fired pumping station of ...... cont.
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 Swithland Reservoir  Swithland Reservoir
5th July 1894 - the ceremony for the cutting of the "first sod" in the presence of ...... cont.
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 Wright's Factory c1925  Wright's Factory c1925
Girls standing at the end of their looms in the weaving shed about 1925.
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 Cottages on Wood Lane  Cottages on Wood Lane
The cottages were built by Wrights for their workers in 1893-94.
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 Gas works by 'The Brinks'  Gas works by 'The Brinks'
The gas works were demolished in 1966 and there is now a small housing development on the ...... cont.
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 Meeting Street  Meeting Street
Formerly known as Wood Street or Wood Gate, this photograph shows the Blacksmith's Arms ...... cont.
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 Leicester Road  Leicester Road
This photograph was probably taken in the 1920s. The sign in the foreground on the right ...... cont.
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Total: 297 artefacts returned over 30 pages

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