There were many factories in the area that made leather. One such tannery was called the Walker Tannery.
Making leather was not a very pleasant process. Check out these gross instructions for how they would have done it.
Map of the Tannery
Did you know?
In 2001, a huge fire caused the destruction of the original building. It was apparently the animal fat residue of the process that had soaked into the wooden floors of the factory over a long period of time which caused the building to burn so fiercely.
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