If I have my facts right, the musket balls for the Napoleonic wars were made here by dropping molten lead through a sieve from the top of the mill tower in to a water tank below.
La pollution n'a pas commencé avec notre époque
27 Apr 2019 6:58am
I like this old brickstone buildings a lot.
27 Apr 2019 7:03am
good old buildings
27 Apr 2019 9:48am
Beautiful brick buildings in this image!
27 Apr 2019 9:58am
Excellent image of the mill. Very interesting information about what used to be made there.
27 Apr 2019 10:36am
Impressive image here.
What an imagination grouser !!!!
Have a nice weekend :)))
27 Apr 2019 10:51am
@Devi: No true Devi, google shot towers, though I may have the wrong tower here :)
A solid looking old building. The B&W has a timeless appeal
27 Apr 2019 1:40pm
I did I did I did.... May be s you say..the lead balls were fashioned out here !!!! I saw all the pictures of the towers too. You could be right :))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
27 Apr 2019 3:10pm
@Devi: They were certainly manufactured in Chester, though I am only guessing that this was the tower.
27 Apr 2019 4:24pm
Superb framing of the impressiv building !
27 Apr 2019 5:15pm
Nice shot. Are you balanced on that wall shooting the photo?
27 Apr 2019 10:39pm
A beautiful view of the mill. Wonderful perspective. It is such an enormous building. What an ingenious way to make musket balls!
28 Apr 2019 12:09am
nice black and white rendering of this historic site
28 Apr 2019 2:06am
Interesting architecture and thanks for the information regarding its previous use. Black and white suits this image very well.
28 Apr 2019 7:47am
Nice choice for b&w pic... amazing pic.
28 Apr 2019 9:32am
an old factory that had to be rehabilitated?
29 Apr 2019 7:59am
@yoshimiparis: yes it's the way of the world
so beautifully photographed
your composition is superb
30 Apr 2019 3:40pm
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