Pumping up the underground brine

The salt making process starts with the brine being pumped up from underground brine streams; in the case of Murgatroyds, this was stored in the Brine Cistern above the Railway Wagon Repair Shop.

 

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John Thom pump Murgatroyd's Middlewich 1963. George Twigg ©