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Slide set: [Chetham's Library Collection: salt mining in Cheshire] (lecture: privately made, at least 61 slides, in/after 1909)

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Slide 7
Subsidence in Castle Street
Slide 8
Collapse of the Old Wheat Sheaf
Slide 9
Subsidence near Dane Bridge, Northwich
Slide 10
Canal Burst at Marbury, Northwich
Slide 11
Property condemned through subsidence, Tabley Street
Slide 12
House in Warrington Road, Northwich, formerly level with street
Slide 13
View of Castle Street before it was raised
Slide 14
A Dream of Northwich
Slide 15
The Flashes, Winsford
Slide 16
Shoplifting in Northwich, 2nd Stage
Slide 18
A Chasm in the Roadway
Slide 20
[House in four stages of lifting above street level]
Slide 21
[St Paul's Church, Northwich]
Slide 24
[Map of England showing coal and salt deposits]
Slide 25
Tub or mould
Slide 26
Annual export of salt from the United Kingdom (average 1902-4)
Slide 27
Slide 28
[Diagram showing process for salt extraction]
Slide 29
Production of salt in 1903
Slide 30
Handing-Spike / Instrument for Removing 'Seggars'
Slide 32
Slide 33
[Baskets for draining salt]
Slide 34
Salt Manufacture -- Boiling Brine / Brine Cistern
Slide 36
Salt Making -- Lump Salt and Moulds
Slide 37[?]
Slide 38
Loading into 'Flats'
Slide 39
Mr Coombe, Drapers, Northwich
Slide 40
[View over quarry]
Slide 41
[Men working on salt pan]
Slide 42
Loading Salt, Ship Canal, Runcorn
Slide 43
Christ Church, Winsford -- Incumbent Rev. R.H. Main
Slide 44
[Terraced houses affected by subsidence]
Slide 45
Subsidence at Witton
Slide 46
Collapsed House, Leicester Street, Northwich, October 1901
Slide 47
Subsidence and Landslip, Feb. 14th 1903
Slide 48
Subsidence below the Verdin Park, Northwich
Slide 49
The Flashes, Winsford
Slide 50
Subsidence in Verdin Park
Slide 51
Druids Arms, before being pulled down
Slide 52
Subsidence at Verdon Park
Slide 53
Street-lifting and Shop-lift in Northwich
Slide 54
Miners at Work, Wieliega Salt Mines
Slide 55
View at Weston Point, Weston Mersey Lock on right
Slide 56
A Flood, Northwich
Slide 57
Subsidence near Wheat Sheaf Inn, Castle Street 1895
Slide 58
Flood in High Street, Northwich
Slide 59
Conveying Salt, Wieliega Mine
Slide 60
Subsidence in London Road, Northwich
Slide 61
House collapsed owing to subsidence
[Man standing by shafts of pumping engine]
What is seen when a drop of sea-water is evaporated under a microscope
Brine Crystallised
[Diagram showing formation of salt deposit]
Basket used by women 'wallers' for draining salt
[Shop and terraced house affected by subsidence]

MORGAN, J.  (fl. 1900s) – photographer, slides 42, 54-55, 59

People appearing in slides

MAIN, Reverend R.H.  (1868-1953) – slide 43


The numbering of the slides is as found marked in pencil on their binding strips, and does not appear to define a logical narrative order – the numbers are probably later cataloguing references rather than a contemporary running order. 

Many of the exterior location views have been photographed from contemporary postcards.

Lucerna ID  3010291

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 22 October 2018

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