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Dam above New Edge Farm, Colden.

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Running along top right is The Drive through Hardcastle Crags and in centre New Bridge Mill dam. The building on the hillside above the dam is Hebden Hey now site of scout hostels.

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Ryburn Reservoir is a supply reservoir operated by Yorkshire Water close to Ripponden. It lies in the valley of the River Ryburn and is the lower of two reservoirs built to supply Wakefield with water. Started in 1925 it was completed in 1933 and has…

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A view of Gorpley Reservoir.

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Boating was a popular activity on the mill pond at Gibson Mill and also, seen here, on Lord Holme Dam a little above the mill pond on the other side of the river.

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Undated postcard. Hawden Hole is situate on the south Hebden Dale hillside on today’s Lee Wood Road between Midgehole and Hebden Hey and above the lower part of Hardcastle Crags. It was the site of the locally infamous murder of Samuel Sutcliffe in…

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Undated postcard. Hawden Hole is situate on the south Hebden Dale hillside on today’s Lee Wood Road between Midgehole and Hebden Hey and above the lower part of Hardcastle Crags. It was the site of the locally infamous murder of Samuel Sutcliffe in…

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Postcard with September 1930 postmark. The view is of Lord Holme, or the Upper, Dam at Gibson Mill, taken from the path upstream of the mill and looking in the direction of the mill.

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View upstream through the collapsed dam, c2003.

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Undated postcard. The Lord Holme or Upper Dam is a little above Gibson Mill on the other side of the river and for many years was used for boating by visitors. The riverside path goes part of it.

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Undated postcard but another card with the same photo is date stamped 1907. The card is labelled 'Nr Halifax' but they are of course near Hebden Bridge. This view is looking downstream to Gibson Mill and in the centre there are people standing on the…

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Undated postcard. The river just up from Gibson Mill Weir with the Upper, or Lord Holme, Dam on the right.

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Postcard date stamped September 1906. The card is incorrectly labelled and should read ‘Lord Holme Dam’. The dam is just upstream from Gibson Mill on the opposite side of the river and in the early 20th century was used for boating.

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Undated postcard but another card using the same photo is postmarked August 1908. The card is incorrectly labelled and should read ‘Lord Holme Dam’. The dam is just upstream from Gibson Mill on the opposite side of the river and in the early 20th…

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The weir at Gibson Mill and above it Greenwood’s ‘The Chalet’ tearooms, one of several refreshment facilities around the Crags catering for the thousands of visitors who came at weekends and holidays.
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