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"At 105 feet high the trestle bridge carrying Blakedean railway across the valley remained a stunning spectacle for over a decade in the early years of the 20th century. Enoch Tempest commissioned architect William Henry Cockcroft and engineer George…

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These supports are all that remains of the bridge that carried the rail or tramway used for the transportation of men and equipment from the base camp at White Hill Nook, Heptonstall, to the construction site of the Washaw Dean Reservoirs.

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Undated postcard. The bridge was built to carry a tramway from Whitehill Nook, Heptonstall, to transport materials and navvies to the construction site of Walshaw Dean Reservoirs. The bridge was 700ft long and 105ft above the valley floor. The bridge…

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"At 105 feet high the trestle bridge carrying Blakedean railway across the valley remained a stunning spectacle for over a decade in the early years of the 20th century. Enoch Tempest commissioned architect William Henry Cockcroft and engineer George…

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This Post Card, one in the Valentine's Series, is quite a well known photo. In the 1950's local teenagers would gather to swim in the Green Lady pool which formed around the remains of the stone foundations used to support the structure (which was…

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The rail or tramway was used for the transportation of men and equipment from the base camp at White Hill Nook to the construction site of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs.

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The rail or tramway was used for the transportation of men and equipment from the base camp at White Hill Nook, Heptonstall, to the construction site of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs in the early 1900s.

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The rail or tramway was used for the transportation of men and equipment from the base camp at White Hill Nook, Heptonstall, to the construction site of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs in the early 1900s.

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"But hark! What sound is that which startles him (the tourist) with its shrill shriek, almost making him forget that he is 'far away from the madding crowd?' On the opposite side of the valley he descries a railway engine with a train of trucks just…

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"But hark! What sound is that which startles him (the tourist) with its shrill shriek, almost making him forget that he is 'far away from the madding crowd?' On the opposite side of the valley he descries a railway engine with a train of trucks just…

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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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Photo circa 1900 from the Alice Longstaff Gallery Collection re-produced as a postcard 1995.

The bridge was built to carry men and materials to the site of the building of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs. At the height of the works there were 15 little…

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Undated postcard and the senders unsigned message simply reads:
' HEBDEN BRIDGE
c.1905
Reservoir contract
Railway Viaduct'

During the construction of Walshaw Dean reservoirs for Halifax Corporation a railway or tramway was built from near…

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Undated postcard. During the construction of Walshaw Dean reservoirs for Halifax Corporation a railway or tramway was built from near Heptonstall up to the sites to transport materials, supplies and the navvies from the shanty town near Heptonstall…

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Undated postcard and the sender's message reads:
"This bridge was a wood one and crossed from one Hill to the other it was put up when working at our Water works for the men it is now blown down as it began to rot & one lady was looking over when one…

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Enlarged extract from one of a series of Lithographs by A. F. Tait published in 1845 entitled "Views on the Manchester and Leeds Railway". The station opened in October 1840. Seen here the small station building on the 'Leeds line' is almost hidden…

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One of a series of Lithographs by A. F. Tait published in 1845 entitled "Views on the Manchester and Leeds Railway". The station opened in October 1840. To the left of the station the trestle bridge carrying the station road over the Calder and left…
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