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Undated postcard but the sender writes that "there was a railway accident here last Friday" which would have been the Charlestown Curve disaster of 21st June 1912. Another card with the same image is postmarked 17 July 1912.

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Widdop Road winding across the moors between Heptonstall and Colne. Stone for building will have been quarried from the hole right of centre.

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Postcard dated April 1975. The bridge over Alcomden Water at Blake Dean on Widdop Road between Heptonstall and Colne.

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Undated postcard. One of three inter-connected reservoirs on Walshaw Moor built for Halifax Corporation in the early years of the 20th century.

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Undated postcard. There was an opening ceremony for the dwelling which The Halifax Guardian of 17 September 1904 reported on:
Undated postcard. There was an opening ceremony for the dwelling which The Halifax Guardian of 17 September 1904 reported…

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Undated postcard. One of the 15 engines used during the construction of the reservoirs at Walshaw Dean for Halifax Corporation. Work started in 1901. As well as transporting supplies and materials the railway was also used to transport the navvies…

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Undated postcard. During the construction of Walshaw Dean reservoirs for Halifax Corporation a railway or tramway was built from near Heptonstall up to the sites to transport materials, supplies and the navvies from the shanty town near Heptonstall…

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Undated postcard and the sender's message reads:
"This bridge was a wood one and crossed from one Hill to the other it was put up when working at our Water works for the men it is now blown down as it began to rot & one lady was looking over when one…

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Postcard postmarked July 1935. The path is most likely the one which runs from near the top of the Drive down to Hebden Water and the path to Blake Dean below Walshaw.

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Undated postcard. The women's dresses suggest that the photo is pre-First World War. Would hitching their dresses above the knees to paddle have been considered risque at the time?

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Postcard with July 1909 postmark. The Fisherman’s Hut on the river bank next to the Riverside Path upstream from Gibson Mill.

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Undated postcard.
The Fisherman’s Hut on the river bank next to the Riverside Path upstream from Gibson Mill.

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Undated postcard. The Fisherman’s Hut on the river bank next to the Riverside Path upstream from Gibson Mill.

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Postcard dated February 1906. The stream runs down from Walshaw Head to Hebden Water in Hardcastle Crags.

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Promotional postcard date stamped September 1910. The first in a series using this photo published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. On the reverse there is the Company's crest but no promotional message.


The photo shows the Walshaw Waterfall…

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Postcard with August 1909 postmark. Looking down the Drive towards the Lodge and Gates.

The Drive, built by Lord Savile in the mid-19th century runs the length of the Crags from the Lodge at Midgehole, past Gibson Mill, to the Savile's shooting…

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Undated postcard but this photo appears on another card date stamped August 1910. Just a short way up The Drive from Gibson Mill was John and Emma Greenwood's 'Hardcastle Chalet' tearoom; behind it was the river and the pool created by weir was a…

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Postcard with August 1907 postmark. John and Emma Greenwood's 'Hardcastle Chalet' tearoom was just a short way up the Drive from Gibson Mill and was one of several refreshment facilities on either side of the valley catering to the thousands of…

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Undated postcard. John and Emma Greenwood's 'Hardcastle Chalet' tearoom was just a short way up the Drive from Gibson Mill and was one of several refreshment facilities on either side of the valley catering to the thousands of visitors who came to…

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Postcard with a 1993 postmark but the photo is pre-1904. The weir is upstream from Gibson Mill and it created a popular bathing pool just below. On the right is the mill pond which is fed by the weir.

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The cottages, now demolished, were a little way downstream from Gibson Mill on the other side of the river, on what today is the path down from the National Trust top car park on Widdop Road. The cobbles seen here are still there.

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Postcard with February 1909 postmark. A former water powered cotton mill at the heart of Hardcastle Crags it was built early 19th century by Abraham Gibson of Greenwood Lee and officially known as Lord Holme Mill. The mill was converted into an…

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Postcard with August 1936 postmark but the same photo is used on a 1929 card. A former water powered cotton mill at the heart of Hardcastle Crags it was built early 19th century by Abraham Gibson of Greenwood Lee and officially known as Lord Holme…

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Undated postcard. Lee Mill, demolished 1970s, bottom left and Heptonstall Church a landmark on the skyline.
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