Firgrove Mill tandem compound condensing engine, made by J. & W. McNaught, Rochdale, 1907. From 1907 to 1970, this engine drove the R. Barnes & Co. Firgrove Mill in Rochdale, which produced flannelette, also known as brushed cotton, a soft and fluffy cotton fabric most often used for bedding and children's clothes.
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- steam engine
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- engine - power producing equipment
- Gift of Courtaulds Limited
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