Story: Agricultural processing industries

Mosgiel Woollen Mill, 1970s

Mosgiel Woollen Mill, 1970s

A worker adjusts a fully automatic spinning machine at Mosgiel Woollen Mill in 1974. The mill's days were numbered despite this technology. It closed in 1980, after 110 years of operation.

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Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Woollen mills in the 20th and 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25168/mosgiel-woollen-mill-1970s (accessed 5 December 2021)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010