North York Moors CAM

Wednesday 19th January 2000

Saltburn - then & now


 

Old Saltburn 1898

Old Saltburn c. 1898: the old village of Saltburn is reputed to have been a centre for the smuggling trade.
In the foreground are the cottages of Old Saltburn while in the distance the new seaside holiday resort of Saltburn
was beginning to grow. The pier can just be seen top right. The same view of . . . .

 

Old Saltburn now

. . . . Old Saltburn today

 

pier & cliff railway 1906

Saltburn pier entrance (left) and the cliff raiway in action - c. 1906

 

pier & cliff railway now

Quiet and deserted today

 

pier & Hunt Cliff 1905

Saltburn pier with Hunt Cliff beyond - c. 1905

 

pier & Hunt Cliff now

It does get busier in summer!

 

cliff railway & pier top of cliff railway cliff railway machinery

Three shots from the top of the cliff railway

 

pier & Hunt Cliff

Another view of the pier and Hunt Cliff

 

Zetland Hotel railway line

The main railway line into Saltburn ran all the way to the rear entrance of the Zetland Hotel (now private residences)
which even had its own platform!

 


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