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Tourists might well have been awoken to Yorkshire by the tales of Mr Herriot, but the county’s true prosperity was born of substance - textiles, coal, steel, engineering. Their legacy remains embedded in the landscape - it’s ugly on occasions but still magnificent.

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Gallery last updated: 10th January 2010

The pursuit of coal

The grindstone

Mill reflections


Hole in the ground

Torn from the landscape

Salt's Mill

Basking in the sunlight

Shuttle Eye shaft
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