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Looking in the Halifax direction with the north portal of Bowling Tunnel all but hidden by smoke. The line in the centre continues to Bradford Exchange and the line going off to the left is the Bowling Curve to Laisterdyke where it joined the…

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A passenger service approaching Bradford on the GNR’s Queensbury line with the branch to City Roads Goods which had opened in 1876 joining on the right. Horton Park Station is just visible beyond the last carriage, this had opened in 1880 and was…

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The first station out of Bradford on the Midland’s line towards Shipley it was opened in 1868 and closed nearly a hundred years later in 1965.

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The station was on the Heaton Lodge & Wortley Railway from Huddersfield to Leeds, which always known as the ‘Leeds New Line’,and it opened at the same time as the line in 1900. Seen here pre-
First World War it only had a short existence being closed…

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After Holbeck High level this was the first station out of Leeds Central on the GNR ‘short line’ to Bradford which had opened in 1854. The line was also used by the L&YR for their Leeds traffic from Bradford, Halifax and the west.The timetable…

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On the GNR Leeds - King Cross main line only a few miles out of Leeds centre it opened in 1860 and closed 1953.

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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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The station, or probably a halt, on the Leeds Selby and York line was opened in 1930 by the LNER between Marsh Lane and Cross Gates stations following construction of a large housing estate. It was closed in 1960. The station is seen here possibly…

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The first station situated in Horbury Bridge opened with this section of the M&LR on 5th October 1840 and was named Horbury & Ossett. It was replaced in 1902 with the island platform station seen here, still in Horbury Bridge, and renamed Ossett &…

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The station on the 'Copy Pit Line' from Todmorden to Burnley opened in 1878 some 30 years after the line and the station closed in 1938.

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The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 'Copy Pit' Line between Todmorden and Burnley passing Wilson’s ‘bobbin mill'.

"Wilson's Bobbin Mill once dominated the village of Cornholme. The vast four-storey building, with its eye-catching clock bridge…

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The Stansfield or Todmorden Curve going off centre left after the signal box at the end of the viaduct, with the coal drops in front of the box. The curve provided a connection from Todmorden Station onto the 'Copy Pit' line to Burnley and the North…

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1904/05 and a busy industrial scene, looking east towards Todmorden. To the right can be seen a section of the long, low viaduct, and further in the distance the bow string bridge with its castellated abutments. In the centre foreground is the…

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Eastwood Station looking east. The station opened at the same time as the line between Todmorden and Hebden Bridge in October 1840 but closed to passengers in 1951, although coal continued to be delivered for some time after. The station was…

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Looking towards Hebden Bridge with far left the cobbled double side sloping track up to the station. The track is still there but the station closed to passengers in 1951.

The street facing you is Valley Street. In front is James (Jimmy) Mitchell's…

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Looking towards Hebden Bridge with the tall chimney of Calderside Mill and barely visible below it the road passing under Whiteley Arches. A railway signal can just be seen below the top row of houses.

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Behind the viaduct is Calderside Mill built in the 1820s by John Whiteley, after whom the viaduct came to be named. Reputedly it had the tallest chimney in the valley.

The bridge over the canal was a very early skew bridge and also one of the very…

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A rambling viaduct of 17 stone spans of 35ft and 1 of 60ft plus the iron span bridge over the Rochdale Canal, much plainer than its more famous neighbour to the east of the viaduct.

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A west bound goods train approaching Walsden Station. The station opened in 1845 and closed in 1961.
A new station with ‘bus stop’ style shelters was opened in 1990 but slightly to the east of the footbridge seen here to the right.

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Ref 086251 Brunswick House was originally built as a church but was converted for industrial use when that closed in the 1930s. It has since been demolished and the area used for social housing.

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Opposite Park Farm, looking North East.

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A good view with the Todmorden - Burnley railway line and road in close proximity in the valley bottom. The spire of St Michael's and All Angels Church can be seen left of centre of the shot.

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A good view of the Todmorden - Burnley railway line, the Copy Pit Line, and Lydgate or Nott Wood Viaduct. In the distance Mons Mill, demolished in 2000, and Stoodley Pike on the skyline top right.

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A view of the Todmorden - Burnley railway, the Copy Pit Line, with Mons Mill, demolished in 2000, to the right of the picture.
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