Carding machines at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, circa 1925
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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.
- 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
For more information about this item, contact:
McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
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LC Subject Headings
Textile industry--Equipment and supplies--Maine--Biddeford
Pepperell Manufacturing Company
Textile mill workers--Maine--Biddeford
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