Salty business for Liverpool Football Club

Wednesday, April 29 – 1908
Wednesday afternoon the Liverpool players, who went to Northwich to play Northwich Victoria and Witton in aid of Victoria Infirmary, had novel experiences. They were conveyed three hundred feet below terra firma into the Marston salt mine, which covers thirty acres. Candle devices of welcome decked the salt pillars. The footballers were introduced to rock salt getting, and were fascinated by the blasting operations the scintillating white and salmon coloured fragments being mementoes. Next they witnessed the manufacture of domestic salt by boiling brine in pans. They were entertained to dinner and tea.
(Manchester Courier, 30-04-1908)

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