Beck's Mill - Woolen Mill and Loom
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Beck's Mill - Woolen Mill Carding Machine
Carding Machine
Carding machine lines up the fibers of the wool and once completed the wool is finished into a bat used for blankets and clothing.
Beck's Mill - Woolen Mill Carding Machine
Beck's Mill - Woolen Mill Carding Machine and Wool Picker
This is a wool picker.
Once the wool is cleaned in hot water and soap, and most of the dung and burrs are picked out, the wool is dried.
Once the wool is dried, it is placed into the picker where the rest of the debris is cleaned from the wool.
The clean wool is then placed into the carding machine.
The carding maching then takes the ball of fibers and combs the fibers over and over until the wool is processed into the woolen bats.
Beck's Mill - Wool Processing
Various levels of wool in the process.
Prized wool is the white wool because it can then be dyed. Black wool is the least valued wool.
Beck's Mill - Loom
Loom.

Beck's Mill, Salem, Indiana
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