Textile factory at 41 F. Dzier­żyńskiego Alley (previously J. Piłsudskie­go Street). This plot has housed textile plants for a very long time. They were owned by continuously changing partnerships, and in the interwar period the plants belonged to "M. Fogel i Ska." The owners of the company were mostly members of the Fogel family. In the last years of the interwar period, the director of the company was Harry Fogel. The factory was located to the right of the yard, in buildings adjacent to one another: spinning mill - a masonry outbuilding; mechanical workshop - masonry, three-storey building with a gable roof covered with roofing felt; rag tearing house - masonry, one-storey building with a gable roof covered with roofing felt; machine room - masonry, one-storey building with a gable roof covered with roofing felt. To the left of the factory yard, the adjacent buildings housed: weaving mill - masonry, one-storey building with a lean-to roof covered with roofing felt; starch plant and boiler room - masonry, one-storey building with a gable roof covered with roofing felt; and a brick chimney with the height of 45 m. Some buildings were built before WWI, some in the interwar period. The production equipment was powered by a steam engine with the capacity of 120 HP. There were about 500 workers employed in a three-shift system. Waste cotton and wool yarn was the principal raw material used.

In the1930s, "M. Fogel i Ska" was leased the Schlösser textile plant. At that time, the two companies were quite closely connected to each other (R.p.p.ih. 1934, no. 6612; R.p.p.ih. 1938, no. 8899, 9882; K. adr. 1939, p. 21 et al.). In 1945, the textile plant was nationalised. Currently, the plot is occupied by "Ozorkowskie Zakłady Przemysłu Wełnianego Fresco," a wool processing plant. The majority of buildings have been rebuilt and modernised.

The entry was written on the basis of the text Katalog zabytków budownictwa przemysłowego w Polsce, issued since 1958, on the permission of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. 

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