Rossi Woolens' High Factory Schio

A close up colour view of the magnificent Fabbrica Alta at Schio, dating from the early industrial era when factories were built and situated to concentrate labour at the source of [hydraulic] power rather than the other way round, as later on when the locus of production moved to the big cities to maximise access to cheap labour during the coal era.

Photo from Lanaro acd `Il Veneto' Einaudi Torino 1984