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Repairing the fence on the unusual viaduct platform. The station is well above the valley floor resulting in the platforms running along the length of the viaduct but they also overhung it supported by massive brackets. The now disused station…

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1960. Rear of the 'up' Manchester Platform across the viaduct. The platforms not only extended across the viaduct but overhung it supported by massive brackets as seen here. This was not without incident and on more than one occasion flags and and…

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LYRS 8556 - The West Signal Box and 'up' platform looking west. All the buildings seen here, the sidings and the signal are all now long gone. Both platforms are now provided with bus-stop shelters.

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LYRS6059 - 1963 - The Signal Box and Platelayers Hut which were situated at the east end of the 'up' platform near the sorting sidings. All now long gone.

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LYRS 4847 - The front & non-door gable of the Signal Box which was situated at the east end of the 'up' platform near the sorting sidings. The sidings and box now long gone. Far left is Scout Road School.

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LYRS 6064 - 1963.- Viaduct carrying the 'up' platform with its massive iron supports viewed from ground level. The viaduct platforms are no longer used and the overhang has been dismantled.

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LYRS 6062 - 1963.The 'up' platform was accessed by a covered walk way from the first floor of the three storey station building on the 'down' platform and under the viaduct before climbing to the 'up' platform seen here.

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LYRS 6063 - 1962. The platforms not only ran the length of the viaduct but also overhung it supported by these massive iron brackets. Not entirely without incidents:
"A few months ago a large flagstone dropped out of the platform at Mytholmroyd…

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LYRS 2769 - Rear view of the 'up' platform Because the station was built on an embankment the buildings, including signal box, were supported on stilts. The 'up' platform was accessed by a covered walk way from the first floor of the three storey…

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LYRS 6061 - 1963. Buildings on Down side looking eastwards towards the sorting sidings beyond the signal box. The sidings and box have gone and the station has been unstaffed since 1985 and the unusual three storey Grade II listed station building…

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LYRS 6056 - 1963. General view of the 'Down' platform, building and canopy looking west. The station was de-staffed in 1985 and the Grade II listed building is now disused. The platforms have been extended eastwards and provided with bus-stop…

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LYRS 4578 - 1951. General view of the platforms, buildings and canopy looking east. Only the canopy and adjacent building now survive but disused and passenger facilities are bus-stop style shelters on each platform. The station was de-staffed in…

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LYRS 4577 - 1964. General view of the platforms, buildings and canopy looking west. The buildings on the left have all now been demolished as have the signals in the distance and the siding on the right. The station has been unstaffed since 1985.

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LYRS 2768 - General view of the platforms looking in the Sowerby direction. The Signal Box near the Sorting Sidings just visible in the mist. The platforms not only straddled the viaduct but overhang it supported by massive brackets.

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Mytholmroyd Station around 100 years ago: but the new buildings failed to impress critics. St Michael’s Church, top left, remains but much else has since disappeared including parts of the station and the signal box. The rear of the 'up' Manchester…

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Showing the rear of the 'up' Manchester Platform across the viaduct. The platforms not only extended across the viaduct but overhung it supported by massive brackets as seen here. This was not without incident and on more than one occasion flags and…

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View of Mythomroyd showing Scarbottom Mill. Used as an illustration in Gertrude Attwood's book "A Village Childhood" c1937. Also a good view of the railway parcels shed and sorting sidings to the right of the station, both dismantled following…
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