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During the night of 15 August a train of 36 loaded vans and empty mineral wagons from Lostock Hall to Healey Mills headed by a Type 4 disel D398 collided with the 'Copy Pit' banker*, an 8F 2-8-0 steam loco, at about 60-70 mph. The driver of theā€¦

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The box and the station have gone but the level crossing now with manually operated gates remains.

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Station staff posing for the camera. Date unknown but probably early 20th century looking up the line towards Burnley. The crossover on the level crossing was lifted by the time the station closed in 1958.

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The bridge was built for taking men and materials to the site of the construction of the Walshshaw Dean reservoirs, which started in 1900.

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The bridge was built for taking men and materials to the site of the construction of the Walshshaw Dean reservoirs, which started in 1900. A fatality occured C.1905 when a Mrs Harwood fell to her death.

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Buckley Wood behind - this is 'Todmorden Triangle'

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Sutcliffe Farrar and Company Ltd., Mount Pleasant Mill., Mytholmroyd. Trouser making machinists. c2012 prior to
factory closure.

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Carting hay at Slack Top, John Greenbank driving.

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Or is this Stanley Holmes at/of Mill Field End?

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Is this Stanley Holmes at/of Mill Field End?

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Edward Crowther driving an International tractor.

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Fred Prior at work. Looking towards Mount Tabor. Lower Shaw is in the centre, and Long Riggin on the far right hand side.

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Disc harrowing with an International tractor to break up the clods of earth turned up by the plough. The field is off Thorny Lane and the driver , Mr Depledge, farmed at High House Farm.
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