Foam pollution on the River Aire, Castleford

Foam pollution on the River Aire, Castleford

Image reference: xl01068

Description: A black and white photograph taken from Lock Lane looking across to Aire Street, Castleford showing foam pollution on the River Aire. Detergent from nearby textile mills washed down the river and was churned up when passing over the weir. Internal Reference: CA YILLUS 1089

Keywords: River, Pollution, Telegraph pole, Public house

Place name(s): WF10, Castleford

Date(s): 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970

Date added to archive: 27/06/2003

Original rights: Unknown

Permission rights: Castleford Library

Digital rights: WMDC Libraries and Information Services

Digital publisher: WMDC, Education and Cultural Services, Libraries and Information Services

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