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Steam engineering reached sophisticated levels as mill engines powered more and more machinery during the industrial revolution. Some of the largest steam engines ever built drove Lancashire's cotton mills and lifted coal from beneath the ground. David's life-long passion has resulted in this picture gallery.

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Collins brothers, Twin mill, Heywood

Collins brothers, Twin mill, Heywood

Collins brothers, Twin mill, Heywood, chimney

Collins brothers, Twin mill, Heywood, chimney

Collins Brothers, Twin mill, Heywood

Collins Brothers, Twin mill, Heywood

Twin mill, Heywood engine-man

Twin mill, Heywood engine-man

Delta Mill, Royton

Delta Mill, Royton

Delta mill, Royton

Delta mill, Royton

Grane mill engine, Haslingden

Grane mill engine, Haslingden

Grane mill engine, Haslingden

Grane mill engine, Haslingden

Grane mill engine, Haslingden

Grane mill engine, Haslingden

Grane cotton mill engine house, Haslingden

Grane cotton mill engine house, Haslingden

Grane mill, Haslingden, engine man

Grane mill, Haslingden, engine man

Hawthorn mill, Chadderton

Hawthorn mill, Chadderton

Hawthorn mill, Chadderton

Hawthorn mill, Chadderton

Hope ring mill, Heywood rope-drive

Hope ring mill, Heywood rope-drive

Hope ring mill, Heywood

Hope ring mill, Heywood

Millersbrook Mill, Heywood, beam engine

Millersbrook Mill, Heywood, beam engine

Linden mill, Castleton

Linden mill, Castleton

Heywood, Buckley Mill steam engine

Heywood, Buckley Mill steam engine

Mutual cotton mill no, 1 Heywood

Mutual cotton mill no, 1 Heywood

Mutual cotton mill no 2, Heywood

Mutual cotton mill no 2,  Heywood