Salt mines in Cheshire - brine is extracted and dried out to produce salt.
"Nature's Salt cellars in England are the deep brine wells of Cheshire." L/S of industrial landscape - salt mines.
M/S of pumps which bring up the brine. The brine is poured into vats heated by a furnace. M/S of a man using a long rod to stir the hot salt water. C/U of man shovelling coal into the furnace. When ready the pure rock salt is ladled into moulds and dried. C/U of a man ladling out the salt. C/U of the moulds into which the salt is ladled. M/S of man taking moulds off - leaving pillars of salt.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 692.