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UK Brook Dyeing Co. West Yorks. (visited sometime this millennium) - 2014

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"It's a dyeing trade"

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Brook Dyeing were a large company with at least four sites to It's portfolio. They were commission dyers to a host of textile companies throughout West Yorkshire.

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We all know the scenario though! The textile trade dwindles, we are flooded with cheaper imports and the inevitable closure of our traditional woolen mills ensue.

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This then seemed to signal the death knell for this particular site, and the order books are no more.

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There's a lot of activity within this complex. It seems as though certain parts are being rented out to various company ventures! As to what will happen to the actual dye plant Itself is anyone's guess.

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Let's have a butchers then.

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With It being associated with dyestuff, one would expect a rather colorful affair. Yeah...... I would agree with that.

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Workers had a fine choice of buckets and bins to choose from so they could happily weigh their dye recipes in.

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You would also need a set of scales for precision measuring.

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Not forgetting the dye. A nice bit of yellow.

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The business end of things. The dye pans themselves.

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That was your step by step easy guide :grin2:

Another door...... And even more to explore.

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The sample room, and lots of pretty little boxes.

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And lab vessels.

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It had a nice little office that was packed with goodies.

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And a cool comfy leather chair.

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This place never seems to end. Wooden stairs leading everywhere.

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Lots of weird and wonderful machinery to feast upon.

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Capturing the moment judderman style.

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Lets nip outside for a minute. Bit of fresh air.

Filtration tanks.

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And the rather splendid view.

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Steel pipes. Luv em.

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The huge twin boiler.

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Heading out.

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There's simply too much to cover. So It's time to say adios my friends.

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And as always..... Ta for looking.

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