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Looking towards Mytholmroyd. Princes Bridge carries traffic to Hebden Bridge Station over the Rochdale Canal at Machpelah.
Looking towards Mytholmroyd. Princes Bridge carries traffic to Hebden Bridge Station over the Rochdale Canal at Machpelah.
Rear of Oldfield Watson's yard on the left, Crossley Mill Terrace and Machpelah beyond. The buildings on the canal bank up to the old chimney were all demolished in 1984 to make way for the new Marina. The chimney remains by the boiler house itself…
The Rochdale Canal and towpath prior to restoration in the mid-1980s with Machpelah on the left and Princes Bridge on Station Road.
View after road widening. The bunting would have been for the coronation that month of George V.
Congestion at the junction with Commercial Street after road widening. Note the open topped Halifax Corporation tram.
Road improvements, view before widening. Note the cobbled road with tram lines and power lines above. The Halifax Corporation trams reached Hebden Bridge in 191/2 and ceased in 1936.
Halifax Corporation tram in May 1911 just prior to the Hebden Urban District Council road widening improvements. Not much shelter from the elements for the driver. Commercial Street going off to the right.
Across Calder Holme is Crossley Mill destroyed by fire in 1964; bottom right the two bays and hoist of the station warehouse destroyed by fire 1969. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive
Machpelah Works (the building next to the barge) was owned by Trevor Smith, it was offices and workshops until the upper floors were converted into flats in (20??). Trevor Smith’s company, TT Surveys, which was concerned with marine seismic survey…
Paul & Diana Monahan on their canal boat.
This bridge takes the road from the main A646 (Hebden Bridge to Halifax) over the Rochdale Canal to the railway station. The top of the tower of Heptonstall church can be seen on the skyline.
Machpelah is on the right, Croft House in centre of the picture, Crossley Mill on the left, behind the chimney of which can be seen Queen's Terrace on Heptonstall Road.
The back of Crossley Mill is on the left foreground, next to it are the 3 storey houses of New Road. Opposite them you can just make out the weaver's windows of Machpelah.
Weaver's windows at Machpelah, Hebden Bridge, Easter 1969
Rochdale Canal, Hebden Bridge, showing the back of the garage, Watson's Yard, Crossley Mill and the Machpelah houses.
Entrance to Hebden Bridge, the junction of commercial Street and New Road.

Hebden Royd U.D. Leeds-Halifax-Preston Trunk Road A646, Caldene Bridge-Bridge Gate Reconstruction Scheme. Bend at Junction with Commercial Street, during reconstruction. Photo taken 18/3/1953. Their Ref: 28/1(7).
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