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Undated postcard. Looking down the path between Hawden Hole and New Bridge, Midgehole, with New Bridge Mill in the centre.
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.
Postcard with June 1906 postmark. One of four sets of stepping stones at Hardcastle Crags three of which are still passable when the river is low. The path on the opposite side of the river comes down from Hebden Hey, today site of the scout hostel.…
The footpath from the Heptonstall Road to Midgehole. The Dyeworks and Crimsworth terrace are centre picture, and Pecket war memorial on the skyline.
Postcard postmarked July 1935. The path is most likely the one which runs from near the top of the Drive down to Hebden Water and the path to Blake Dean below Walshaw.
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.
Lumb Falls was the setting for Ted Hughes' poignant poem about six young men who went off to war in 1914.
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