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Saltaire - Victorian Model Town, Then and Now
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Saltaire Mills, Early 1850s

Saltaire Mills in the early 1850s. Sir Titus Salt’s mill was reckoned to be one of the largest anywhere in the world when it was completed. It was officially opened with a grand dinner on his 50th birthday on 20 September 1853. It was designed to allow fine cloth to be made with the greatest efficiency

Image courtesy of Shipley College