Pink and Green: Dalton Mills, Keighley, West Yorkshire, UK

Uploaded 27 Oct 2011
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UploadedOctober 28, 2011
TakenOctober 17, 2011
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure3/5 sec at f/11
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length15 mm

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First off, this old mill in Keighley (prounounced keef-lee for all you Americans) was suggested by a friend. I went there and found an unlocked door and went in.

Well, I no sooner set up my camera than I was found by the watchman! His name is Jack and he was a 30 year employee at the mill before it shut down. He was actually quite accepting of my presence since I was only taking pictures. He went and locked the door which apparently was not meant to be unlocked, and said I could leave by the front door which he would leave open.

Later he brought up the site manager (Linda) to see me and they showed me an old workshop -- which I'd been told of online -- and it turns out it's the very workshop where Jack worked!

Linda served me tea afterwards and I have to say they were wonderful gracious people.

If you are thinking about photographing this old mill before it is renovated, you can simply go to the Dalton Mills office and ask permission. There is no need to sneak in, and there is never any need to break in anywhere -- need I remind my explorer friends?

I know for some of you, the thrill of sneaking in is the point; but really there is no need here as they are quite accomodating. If you find yourself in Keighley this is worth seeing even though there isn't a lot of the old machinery inside.

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