In Claughton, Lancashire, the Forterra brickworks creates 50 million bricks a yr, from shale which is quarried a mile and a 50 percent away. To get that shale to the brickworks: the last aerial ropeway in the place. These employed to be widespread: but now, the past a single will be gone by 2036.

Thanks to all the workforce at Forterra:
Thanks to Dave Martin for the idea!

Edited by Michelle Martin (@mrsmmartin)

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