Water

  The Calder Valley is a place shaped by water: water that falls from the sky and soaks the land and feeds the streams that etched the valley out of folded rock; water that fills the reservoirs that once made steam for the mills, work for the people and fabric...

From Weaver to Web

The Industrial Revolution in Calderdale From the late eighteenth century, technological innovation in the textile industry led to the proliferation of increasing numbers of water-powered cotton and worsted spinning mills and woollen scribbling (carding) mills -...