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Pictured during the drought of 1958/59.

Constructed in 1898 as a compensation tunnel for Green Withens Reservoir, one of the former Wakefield Water Board’s biggest holdings with a capacity of over 300 million gallons, the tunnel runs back for 850…

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Ryburn Reservoir is a supply reservoir operated by Yorkshire Water close to Ripponden. It lies in the valley of the River Ryburn and is the lower of two reservoirs built to supply Wakefield with water. Started in 1925 it was completed in 1933 and has…

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Halifax Cororation Waterworks visit by memebers and officals of Hebden Bridge UDC. 11th September 1934. Loaned for scanning by Hebden Royd Town Council.

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Members of Hebden Urban District council photographed near the outlet grating in the bottom of Widdop reservoir, taken September 11th 1934 during drought. Donated by Hebden Royd Town Council

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Halifax Cororation Waterworks visit by memebers and officals of Hebden Bridge UDC. 2nd July 1929. Loaned for scanning by Hebden Royd Town Council

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Probably Withens Reservoir, Cragg Vale.

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The old stone bridge here was submerged by the Wakefield Corporation Reservoir which was completed in 1956. At the West Riding Quarter Sessions in Pontefract in 1787 a gratuity of £50 was granted towards the bridge and in 1792 it was granted a…

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This bridge is now submerged under Scammonden reservoir.

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A recalcitrant farmer reputedly held out for better compensation and ended up on an island between the two motorway carriageways.

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A view of Gorpley Reservoir.
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