Ghostly image - from the pages of history..?

The photograph - detail blown up in size - which William Kay took

The photograph - detail blown up in size - which William Kay took

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From this page http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~todmordenandwalsden/derdalemill.htm#anchor1

On July 18, 1879, a terrible accident occurred. The flywheel from a weaving shed engine exploded into pieces, killing a woman named Sarah Pilling and injuring two others, Mary Escritt and Mary Mills.

There was extensive damage to the property. An Inquest jury later returned a verdict of accidental death on Sarah Pilling.

Derdale Mill was situated next to the Key Sike Lane bridge opposite Sandholme Mill.

Pink Bunnies,

Todmorden.