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William Eddleston's Mill in Sowerby Bridge, taken from the bridge over the river on Town Hall Street.

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The view from the bridge over the River Calder on Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge

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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…

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SOWERBY BRIDGE was the subject of a paper by H. P. Kendall in the 1915 Transactions.

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MEARCLOUGH BRIDGE is a double-arch stone bridge over the river Calder at the foot of Fall Lane. As far back as 1300 there was a corn mill here run by water, and for nearly 500 years this mill was owned by the Waterhouse family of Skircoat. Mearclough…

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Bridge over main road, Sowerby Bridge

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Bridge near station, Sowerby Bridge

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Railway Bridge, Mereclough Road, Sowerby Bridge. Circa 1960

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The River Calder flows from left to right in this photo. The cemetery, top right, is off Sowerby New Road. Ref 419159

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Hollins Mill Lane runs top left to the right to the picture. Sowerby Bridge cricket ground is bottom left. Tuel Lane runs down the picture from centre top. Ref 419160

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Wakefield Road runs across the bottom of this picture with the canal and river running parallel to it, and the railway at the top of the photo. Ref 419162

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HRH Prince Charles visits Sowerby Bridge Feb 1987. To his left is Cllr. Geoffrey Fielden.

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Possibly subsidence on Wakefield Road near Sowerby Bridge.

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This is Wakefield Road near Sowerby Bridge looking towards Copley. The cordoned off area is where the road collapsed, and the gooseberry bush on the right is at the top of an area of allotments.

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The Prince discusses things with one of the workmen whilst the Lord Lieutenant and Chief Constable look on with local councillors. 2nd from left is Jeff Fielden

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Douglas Houghton, M.P., at the opening of Park Fold Wood.

Douglas Houghton, (11 August 1898 – 2 May 1996) was a British Labour politician. He was the last British Cabinet minister born in the 19th century.

Houghton was a great believer in…

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LYRS 6103 - 1963. Sowerby Bridge Station Signal Box - 'stove' side and door gable looking west. The tracks going off left were the Rishworth Branch although that had completely closed by the time this photo was taken. The Box has now gone and all the…

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LYRS 6101 - 1963. Sowerby Bridge Station Signal Box - 'stove' side and window gable. At the junction with the Rishworth Branch although that had completely closed by the time this photo was taken. The box has now gone and the tracks visible in this…

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LYRS 4945 - Station Signal Box ( 'chimney' side & non-door gable) at the junction with the Rishworth Branch. The box has now gone and the tracks visible in this photo have all been lifted.

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LYRS 8622 - 1967. Sowerby Bridge West Signal Box (front & door gable) and the east portal of Sowerby Tunnel. The box and the Goods and Loco Depots it controlled have all gone.
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