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In 1917 this was the Palace Cinema at Town Hall Street when Greene Brothers were lessees and managers
The end of the Calder & Hebble Navigation at the entrance to the massive lock under Rochdale Road and Tuel Lane wher it joins onto the Rochdale Canal.
PNH00824. Looking down to Town Hall Street.
Rev. Thomas Holiday was a Pioneer Missionary to the Halifax and Elland area. Starting in early 1800s he soon had a considerable following. Initially services were held in people’s homes but it was decided that a proper church building was…
Station frontage looking down Station Road. The station with its imposing Tudor style building replaced an earlier station near Sowerby Tunnel and was built in the late 1870s when the Rishworth Branch was constructed. It was hastily demolished…
The joining of the River Ryburn and the Calder, there is evidence of a mill on this site in 1274. Postcard dated 1992.
Part of the old packhorse route, known as the Old Cawsey. Postcard dated 1992.
Canal Basin Sowerby Bridge, River Calder Mytholmroyd, St Peter's Church Sowerby, Canal and Christ Church Sowerby Bridge. Postcard dated 1992.
County Bridge, St Peter's Church Sowerby, Canal Basin Sowerby Bridge, River Calder Mytholmroyd. Postcard dated 1993.
At the junction of Tuel Lane and Wharfe Street, Sowerby Bridge. Built in 1821 with a history going back to 1526.
From the Halifax Courier:

On the wet morning of October 15, 1907, car No 64 was en route from Triangle to Halifax. Dawn had not yet broken as it climbed slowly out of Sowerby Bridge, passing Bolton Brow. On board were about 60 early-morning…
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