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HRS 1275 Bury, Wikes Woollen Mill, shuttles 1979

A fly-shuttle is fitted with rollers allowing it to be propelled across the broadlooms. The original 'flying-shuttle was invented by John Kay of Bury in 1733.
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Keywords:bury, finishing, fly-shuttle, flying-shuttle, inventers, john kay, lancashire, looms, mills, paper-making, shuttles, tenter-frames, tentering, textile industry, weaving, wike's mill, woollens

HRS 1275 Bury, Wikes Woollen Mill, shuttles 1979