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Some photographs of the Chester Leadworks 1 On to part 2
We start with a few images of Chester Leadworks from the 1920s. This worker is filling casks with red lead which would be used by makers of glass, batteries and paint.
Filling casks with white lead in oil for sale to paint manufacturers.
The white lead plant at the Leadworks.
A fascinating aerial view of the Chester Leadworks taken in 1920. Those acquainted with the area will
be surprised at the quantity of open land still surrounding the works and canal at this late date..
This and the following photographs of the recently-closed Leadworks were taken by the author in 2002
This photograph and those below were taken at the very top of the Shot Tower
A view (on a wet and murky day) from the top of the Shot Tower
Looking down the Shot Tower
A view of the Leadworks from across the canal showing Chester's oldest clock still in situ.
On to our second page of Leadworks photographs
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