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Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World


Explore the Industrial Heritage of North West England

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 12:34 PM PST

by Oliver Harper Industry has been at the heart of the North West of England since time immemorial. Even in prehistoric times, local craftsmen were fashioning tools from the region's rock and then, during the first half of the first millennium, the Romans mined the area for salt, copper, iron and lead. The biggest impact of industrialisation occurred during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries...

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