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LYRS 6111 - 1965. Ripponden - iron girder overbridge. The branch had closed to all traffic in 1958.

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LYRS 6094 - 1963. Ripponden Tunnel - east portal behind Sowerby Bridge Station (bricked up). The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge…

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LYRS 3615 - Ripponden Tunnel under Scarr Head - West portal viewed from Watson Crossing. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and…

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LYRS 0663 - Railmotor No 8 on Ripponden Branch at Sowerby Bridge. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the Manchester…

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LYRS 0657a - Hughes 0-4-0RM No 11 at Sowerby Bridge. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the Manchester line near…

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LYRS 2577 - Watson Crossing Halt - general view circa 1957 looking towards Sowerby Bridge and the west portal of Ripponden Tunnel under Scarr Head. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original…

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LYRS 2576a - Watson Crossing Halt - general view looking towards Ripponden. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the…

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LYRS 1391 - Hughes 0-4-0RM No 1 heading west at Watson's Crossing, a Halt on the Rishworth Branch. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge…

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LYRS 2584 - Ripponden Station - general view of Goods Shed & Yard. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and then on to Rishworth in 1881. Although double track only one had ever been commercially used. The original intention…

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LYRS 2583 - Ripponden Station - general view looking towards Sowerby Bridge. Although double track only one had ever been commercially used. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and then on to Rishworth in 1881. The original…

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LYRS 2581 - Railmotor Hughes 0-4-0RM at Ripponden Station looking towards Rishworth. Railmotors, short tank engines with a carriage attached, were introduced on the Rishworth Branch in 1907 in response to competition from electric trams. As a result…

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LYRS 1470a - 1911. Aspinall 0-6-0ST, re-built Saddle Tank, No. 541 on the Rishworth Branch at Watsons Crossing with an engineers' ballast train working "the wrong line". Although built double track only one had been used commercially.

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LYRS 0671 - Hughes 0-4-0RM No 10 at Triangle Station. The carriages to the right were just stored and only one track had been used. Railmotors, short tank engines with a carriage attached, seen here, were introduced on the Rishworth Branch in 1907…

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LYRS 0656 - Hughes 0-4-0RM at Triangle Station. Railmotors, short tank engines with a carriage attached, seen here, were introduced on the Rishworth Branch in 1907 in response to competition from electric trams. As a result of further competition…

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LYRS 3534. Rishworth Trestle Bridge - carrying station approach. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the Manchester…

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LYRS 2590. Rishworth Station - general view along platform with Railmotor. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the…

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LYRS 0654. Hughes 0-4-0RM No 3 at Rishworth. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the Manchester line near Smithy…

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There was a saw mill here in the mid 19th Century. The building on the right was once the engine house for Brockwell Mill, and THE white house was the mill owner's house. If you continue down the cobbled road on the right you would come to the base…

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NAME: THRUM HALL MILL
LOCATION: Beestonhirst
REF: RY 11
GRID REF: 017 192
CLASSIFICATION: A
CONDITION: Disappeared
APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Early 19C
DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: This site can be found on the southerly facing valley side…

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NAME: LOWER SOYLAND MILL
LOCATION: Foot of Mill Bank
REF: RY 26
GRID REF: 035 212
CLASSIFICATION: B
CONDITION: Part disappeared/part used
APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Early to mid 19C (site earlier)
DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: The original…

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NAME: SOYLAND MILL
LOCATION: Severhills Clough
REF: RY 25
GRID REF: 034 210
CLASSIFICATION: A
CONDITION: Ruins
APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Early-mid 19C (site earlier)
DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: Named as Soyland Mill on the First Series OS…

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NAME: UPPER SWIFT PLACE MILL

LOCATION: Rishworth Hall Wood

REF: RY 7

GRID REF: 026 187

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Fully used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Late 19C/early 20C (site earlier)

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: Now known as…

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NAME: MILL HOUSE MILL/DYEWORKS

LOCATION: Mill House

REF: RY 32

GRID REF: 049 227

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Semi used/derelict

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Mainly mid-late 19C

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: This is probably the site of a…

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NAME: LUMB MILL
LOCATION: Lumb, Ryburn Valley
REF: RY 27
GRID REF: 031 215
CLASSIFICATION: B
CONDITION: Fully used
APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Early 19C onwards
DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: It is hard to envisage this site as a mill from its…
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