Richard Arkwright


Inventor of the spinning frame, which allowed water or steam power to spin cloth.

Other Resources

Story Links
Book Links
Invention of the Spinning Machines  in  Great Inventors and Their Inventions  by  Frank P. Bachman
George III—A Story of a Spinning Wheel  in  Our Island Story  by  H. E. Marshall

Image Links

Arkwright Selling Hair to a Wigmaker
 in Great Inventors and Their Inventions