Established in 1723, the Avoca Mills continue in operation today. These colorful skeins were being readied for loading into a weaving machine. Though somewhat mechanized, the weaving work was labor intensive to maintain quality control throughout the somewhat complicated process.
Canon EOS REBEL SL1, f/6.3 @ 91 mm, 1/8, ISO 1600, No Flash
© Ed Ruttledge Photographs