HOLMAN BROS LTD

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Camera: Olympus Trip 35

Film: Agfa Vista Colour Film

Development: Cross Processed in Paranol S Black and White Chemicals

Holman was a blacksmith who worked closely with Richard Trevithick and others to produce steam engines. After establishing Holman Brothers, the company branched out into all forms of mining machinery and quickly became a leading international manufacturer of drills and tools.

At its height Holmans was spread over three sites within Camborne, employing some three and half thousand people.

Cornish mining is renowned worldwide. Alongside the mining industry there evolved an industry manufacturing specialised mining equipment. Holman’s founder, Nicholas Holman started a boiler works in 1801.

At its height Holmans was spread over three sites within Camborne, employing some three and half thousand people.