I Trod a Wheelgate By Bob Porter

 
 

£12.00

Illustrated with numerous b/w photographs and drawings, the author describes life working as a 13 year old youth and man treading the oily floor of a mule wheelgate, in Bolton in Lancashire, at the time of the Great War. Here is in an insight to the running of a Lancashire cotton mill, with chapters covering such subjects as piecing, creeling, doffing, cleaning and oiling the machines, bands and belts, and more.

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Description

Illustrated with numerous b/w photographs and drawings, the author describes life working as a 13 year old youth and man treading the oily floor of a mule wheelgate, in Bolton in Lancashire, at the time of the Great War. Here is in an insight to the running of a Lancashire cotton mill, with chapters covering such subjects as piecing, creeling, doffing, cleaning and oiling the machines, bands and belts, and more.

Condition:
The card covers are in very good condition, clean, with slight fading to the spine surround and a light crease to the rear bottom corner.
The binding is secure and very tight.
The interior is in very good condition.

I Trod a Wheelgate
By
Bob Porter

  • Publisher: Bolton Museum, 1988
  • Softcover
  • ISBN 090658521X
  • First edition
  • 8 x 8 in.
  • 72 pages