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Looking in the Halifax direction with the north portal of Bowling Tunnel all but hidden by smoke. The line in the centre continues to Bradford Exchange and the line going off to the left is the Bowling Curve to Laisterdyke where it joined the…

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On the line between Leeds and Huddersfield which was originally constructed by the Leeds, Dewsbury & Manchester Railway but acquired by the LNWR by the time it opened in 1848 with the station at Morley, then just Morley. The station de-staffed…

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The long low building along the canal bank is Beeton Rope Works. Above left the western portal of Horsfall Tunnel.

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LYRS2741. The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The first station here opened at the same time as the line and was…

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LYRS2740. The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The first station seen here looking towards Low Moor opened at the same…

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LYRS2682. The first station at Elland on the Manchester & Leeds Railway opened in March 1841 close to the tunnel east portal but was replaced in 1865 by the one seen here. A third island platform station was built in 1894. The station and goods yard…

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LYRS 3650 - West portal with tunnel platelayers gang. At the time of its completion in December 1840 at 2885 yards (2663m) it was the longest railway tunnel in the world, but still well short of Standedge canal tunnel at 3.25 miles. As with most…

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LYRS 3572 - Wheatley Viaduct, tunnel & goods yard in a panoramic view. The joint L&YR and GNR line opened in 1890 from a junction at Holmfield on the Halifax - Queensbury line up to a terminus station known as St Pauls on Parkinson Lane near King…

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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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LYRS 4947 - Sowerby Bridge West Signal Box (front & door gable) and east portal of Sowerby Tunnel. The box controlled the Goods Yard and Loco Depot and all have now gone. Note two disc type ground signals in the foreground. The main signal in the…

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The tunnel was opened 18th July 1934, and this photo was taken the day before that.

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Looking up the line in the Todmorden direction. Land for the line through Hebden Bridge was purchased from the Mytholm Estate of the Rev. Armytage Rhodes which included Weasel Hall on the site of the tunnel. Although the Hall was tenanted Armytage…

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Looking down the line towards Hebden Bridge Station. Land for the line through Hebden Bridge was purchased from the Mytholm Estate of the Rev. Armytage Rhodes which included Weasel Hall on the site of the tunnel. Although the Hall was tenanted…
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