Friday Photo: Belmont Factory Works
Todays Friday photo is of the fire damaged Belmont Factory Works on Cardigan Street. It features the shaped gable and arched windows to the west side of the building. Currently little more than a shell, It was built in 1899 as the headquarters and factory of the Eccles Rubber and Cycle Company. The building later became an underwear factory in 1918, a piano factory in 1931 and then a bedstead manufacturers in 1941. It is currently scheduled for restoration.