Carding machines at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925

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Carding machines at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925

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Description

An unidentified employee watches the carding machines at the Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925. The machines had opposing layers of wire teeth to clean and comb out the cotton fibers, and was the beginning step in the drawing out of cotton to produce yarn.

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About This Item

  • Title: Carding machines at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925
  • Creation Date: circa 1925
  • Subject Date: circa 1925
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 17.5 cm
  • Local Code: 2820
  • Collection: Pepperell Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 284-4181
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