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Weaving shed, Erskine Beveridge & Company's St Leonard's Factory, Dunfermline, Scotland. This shed contained nearly 1,000 Jacquard power looms for weaving linen damask. The belt and shaft drive transmitting power to the looms from a distant steam engine is clearly visible. From 'Great Industries of Great Britain' (London, c1880). Engraving.

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Weaving shed, Erskine Beveridge & Company's St Leonard's Factory, Dunfermline, Scotland.  This shed contained nearly 1,000 Jacquard power looms for weaving linen damask. The belt and shaft drive transmitting power to the looms from a distant steam engine is clearly visible.  From 'Great Industries of Great Britain' (London, c1880).  Engraving.