Saltburn Cliff Hoist Built 1870 Dismantled 1883 John Anderson, Resident Engineer to the Saltburn Improvement Company designed and built a timber counterbalanced Cliff hoist to allow easy access from the cliff top town to the newly constructed pier. 20 persons were carried in the cage to travel the 120 feet. It was replaced in 1884 with the present water balanced cliff railway.
World Speed Record Attempts. Marske & Saltburn Sands were the scene of attempts on annual World Speed Records 1906-1937 organised by Leeds Motor Club and Middlesborough Motor Club. 1924 Sir Malcolm Campbell set a record for cars at 144.32 miles per hour. 1928 Ron Storey set a record for motorcycles at 122.91 miles per hour