Opening of Driffield Waterworks 1880 (archive ref DDX2003-15-4)

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Today, the concept of a 'waterworks' seems a rather bland notion, but the opening ceremony for the waterworks at Driffield on the Yorkshire Wolds (pictured) heralded a step change for the infrastructure of this East Yorkshire town, and this is why it was celebrated with such fanfare back in 1880.

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