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Inside the engine room of the Preesall salt mine

How Lancashire's salt mining industry began

The go-ahead to store gas in underground caverns in the Lancashire countryside is just the latest stage in the colourful life of the county’s salt mines. Gordon Heald retraces their history in the first of a two part special report
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Undercutting machine in operation at Preesall salt mine

Dangers beneath Lancashire's fields

The go ahead to store gas in underground caverns in the Lancashire countryside is just the latest stage in the colourful life of the county’s salt mines. In the second of a two part special Gordon Heald looks at when disaster struck

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