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The small timber Booking Office on the station approach road was opposite the east end of the down platform which is off the photo here to the left. On the left are the steps up to the footbridge which connected the platforms and was the only…

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Although the station had been closed for over a month the flower bed here on the down platform still looks well cared for. The other side of the fence is the small timber Booking Office connected to both platforms by the footbridge.

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The station seen here with very well maintained gardens was on the NER Castleford to Garforth single track line which opened in 1878 primarily for coal traffic and the Kippax coalfield. The line closed to passengers in 1951 and fully over its whole…

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Station staff posing for the camera on the ramp from the entrance building down to the eastbound platform with the footbridge to the westbound platform to the right.

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The Station Car Park at the top of Station Road in 2013. This had been the site of the large two bay Station Warehouse which was demolished in 1969 following serious fire damage. The formal landscaped car park was constructed in 1994.

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Landscaping by the Civic Trust at Whitely Arches. Robert Helliwell, David Fletcher and Phillip longbottom

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The shops on the left of the picture have since been demolished and the area is now a car park, but planted areas being created here are still in use. David Fletcher is pictured wearing a knitted sweater.

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The completed garden at Bankfoot, Hebden Bridge. Probably 1968/9.

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The former Royal Oak on the right, now residential, and the White lion on the left as of 2015 vacant and for sale.

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Young volunteers creating a garden at Bankfoot, Hebden Bridge. Autumn 1968. Chris Greenwood standing left, 2nd girl from left Jane Longbottom now Brook, Susan Parker, Dianne Sayer now Harwood. Organised by Calder Civic Trust.

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West of Hebden Bridge on the Todmorden road the viaduct was built in 1839/40 on the Manchester and Leeds Railway. An early example of skew arches. The bridge was originally bow string but was replaced about 1940 as a matter of neccesity by the metal…

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West of Hebden Bridge on the Todmorden road the viaduct was built in 1839/40 on the Manchester and Leeds Railway. An early example of skew arches. The bridge was originally bow string but was replaced about 1940 as a matter of neccesity by the metal…

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This was the home of Ben Stansfield who had a sheet metal business in Hebden Bridge and designed poultry equipment for Thornbers. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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This early form of wheelchair, or bath chair as they were sometimes called, must have been very difficult to pull.
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