Some articles on silk mill, mill, mills, silk:
... Derby Silk Mill, formerly known as Derby Industrial Museum, is a museum of industry and history in Derby, England ... The museum is housed in Lombe's Mill, a historic former silk mill which marks the southern end of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. 1717 and 1721 George Sorocold built Britain’s first mill for the Lombe brothers, beside the River Derwent to house machines for "doubling" or twisting silk into thread ...
... Economic recovery in the early 20th century was brought about by the silk and textile industry ... The Adelaide Silk Mill, one of the largest in the world at the time, opened in Allentown in 1881 ... By 1928, there were more than 140 silk and textile mills in the Lehigh Valley, making it the second largest industry in the region ...
... Whitchurch Silk Mill official website Description of Silk Mill on town's official website UK Charity Commission information about the charity no.900621 ... The two companies operating the Silk Mill are nos.02506000 (the Trust) and 01968546 (for trading) ...
... The road names of Button Street and Silk Mill Lane indicate other industries that once thrived near the village ... Silk Mill Lane derives its name from a silk mill powered by a waterwheel which once stood adjacent to where the brook crosses the Lane ... The Congregational Chapel on Silk Mill Lane was founded in 1819 ...
Famous quotes containing the words mill and/or silk:
“A man who has nothing which he cares about more than he does about his personal safety is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the existing of better men than himself.”
—John Stuart Mill (18061873)
“O bid me mount and sail up there
Amid the cloudy wrack,
For Peg and Meg and Paris love
That had so straight a back,
Are gone away, and some that stay
Have changed their silk for sack.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)