Artwright Mill

 
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Arkwight Mill, Cromford, England.
In 1771 Richard Arkwright began building the world's first successful water powered cotton spinning mill; a vital step towards a full scale factory production.
His achievements are acknowledged throughout the world.

In 1979 the Arkwright Society purchassed Cromford Mill and began the difficult task of restoring the Grade 1 listed buildings, this is still going on today.

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chriss35 - Mar 16, 2008 11:40 AM EDT
Many thanks to Lorraine, Jas and Tmr8 for your kind comments and encouragment on this image.
TMR8 - Feb 11, 2008 06:59 PM EDT
I to agree with Lorraine and Jas. the B&W adds to this photo. Great history lesson also. Great Capture I have enjoyed exploring this photo
Jas - Jan 13, 2008 08:30 AM EDT
I agree with Lorraine; the black and white does this shot great justice. It reflects the era of the building, in the days when (for ordinary folk)things were a bit bleak! Good info' too.
lorraine - Jan 12, 2008 03:59 PM EDT
I like this, very nice, and in black and white its just perfect, wounderful capture.

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