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Kershaw Road, Foulclough. 1936 or 38.

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Heading for Manchester the train is approaching Skew Bridge, the road towards the top of the picture leads to Dobroyd.

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WD Austerity 2-8-0 number 90138 hauling a goods train. Location and date unknown but probably on the Copy Pit line post World War II.

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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 the…

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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 the…

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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 the…

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Robinwood Mill and Nott Wood viaduct.

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In the foreground a passenger train on the Todmorden-Burnley line, the Copy Pit Line.

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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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No sign of any activity and the snow pristine white so possibly taken after closure in 1958.

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A busy early 20th century scene on the up platform, perhaps waiting for a Blackpool special! The station on the Burnley Branch, the so called Copy Pit Line, from Todmorden was opened by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway with the line in 1849 and was…

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Looking down the line towards Todmorden. The station had opened with the line in 1849 but was closed in 1958. Originally there had been a crossover at the point of the level crossing.
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