The Mytholmroyd salt mines

Monday 14th March 2022, 3.25pm (day 3,854)

Salt mines, 14/3/22

Salt stores were once kept in order to preserve food: a matter of life and death, hundreds of years ago. Nowadays we use them to grit the roads — and not even that much, in this relatively mild winter. But I guess this monumental pile of sodium chloride will last until next year, if needed then.

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