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Slater's carding engine, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, circa 1950-1970

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Alternate title:Slater's carding engine, Old Slater Mill, Pawtucket, R.I.
Summary:Slater's carding machine at Old Slater Mill, Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Caption reads: "Replica of Samuel Slater's original carding engine of 1790 in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington. This machine straightened the cotton fibres before spinning by drawing them between the wire teeth on the surface of the drum and under the flat pieces on of the machine."
Provider:Moss Photo Service, Inc.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:New York
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Rhode Island
Geographical subject – Settlement:Pawtucket
Topical subjects:Milling machines
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Science, Technology
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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