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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 27th March, 2015)

Trencherfield Mill


Trencherfield Mill
Wigan.

Photo: Andrew Fishburn  (Canon EOS 6D)
Views: 3,390

Comment by: Fred on 27th March 2015 at 00:10

Great shot Andrew 'from a run down building to this;

Comment by: Maureen on 27th March 2015 at 08:51

That's a lovely photo Andrew..and beautifully composed.

Comment by: kath on 27th March 2015 at 09:25

so is this all apartments now [I see lights on]. It's so quiet and still and not how it used to be with all the workers

Comment by: Catherine on 27th March 2015 at 14:08

I used to work in there and would love to see one of the apartments.

Comment by: Aubrey on 27th March 2015 at 14:25

What a difference.
In the days when the mill was working a P.C. was put on traffic control in Wallgate, at the junction with Miry Lane, when the factory workers were leaving to let them safely cross the road. On one occasion a colleague of mine (not me or Albert) was waving the traffic through, whilst the factory girls were waiting to cross when one of them shouted " Come on Bobby, put your hand up." He replied " Don't tempt me."
Thanks for the good photo Andrew I couldn't resist telling the story.

Comment by: Bob on 27th March 2015 at 15:39

I worked in the furniture factory left of this picture. The foreground was our car park. Had a couple of mates in the mill ,mother worked there in early days. Thanks Andrew , brings back memories.

Comment by: Fred Downunder on 28th March 2015 at 05:30

Great story Aubrey'A good cop with a quick answer

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