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Postcard with August 1913 postmark. A long, westbound passenger train is passing Mytholmroyd station.

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Possibly near Charlestown, Hebden Bridge. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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West of Hebden Bridge on the Todmorden road the viaduct was built in 1839/40 on the Manchester and Leeds Railway. An early example of skew arches. The bridge was originally bow string but was replaced about 1940 as a matter of neccesity by the metal…

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The town is looking very elegant. St Mary's church is left of centre, with Cross Stone church on the skyline.

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The railway track has been straightened, but the line of the infamous Charlestown curve can clearly be seen. Oakville Road is on the right.

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The skew bridge passing over the Rochdale Canal at Gauxholme with a clear span of 101 ft. The castellated abutments of solid masonry were brought from Knowlwood Quarry. Along with Whiteley Arches at Charlestown this was one of the first bow string…

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Lithograph by A. F. Tait dated 1845 from Views of the Manchester & Leeds Railway. Drawn from Nature and stone.

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We have this photo dated 1961, but Jonathan Greenwood comments: “I have a copy of this print because the building in the centre used to belong to my great grandparents, Thomas (Tommy) & Harriet Louisa (Louie) Knight, who ran it as a bakery. They both…

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Mytholmroyd Methodist chapel is near the centre of the picture.

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Looking towards Halifax. Note the large water tank on the right behind the engine. This supplied water for the engines via a pipe under the track to a hose near the signal box.
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