NvTv presents the first ever televised history of James Mackie & Sons, once the world's leading textile machinery manufacturer. Former Mackie employees and local historians tell their stories and explain how Mackies grew from humble beginnings to become a world leading engineering firm. The programme has sad stories and plenty of legendary Belfast humour, as people explain what it was like during Belfast's industrial heyday.

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