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This crane was is seen working at the construction of the Walshaw Dean reservoirs.

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Wade, one of the engines used during the building of the Walshaw Dean reservoirs

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Holme End barn in the centre of the picture. The railway line was used during the construction 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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Undated postcard. One of the 15 engines used during the construction of the reservoirs at Walshaw Dean for Halifax Corporation. Work started in 1901. As well as transporting supplies and materials the railway was also used to transport the navvies…

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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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The engine was used during the construction of the Walshaw Dean reservoirs to transport men and equipment between the site and the base camp at Whitehill Nook, Heptonstall. Enoch Tempest, the Contractor, is standing on the footplate, and his nephew…

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One of the engines used in the construction of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs. This picture is believed to have been taken in 1903 at the halt below Heptonstall Slack.

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Plan of the tramway, or railway, from Whitehill Nook, Heptonstall, to the site of the reservoir construction at Walshaw Dean. From the Sutcliffe Architects Collection, I21.
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