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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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The wooden 'city' was built to house the workmen and their families employed in the construction of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs, 1900 to 1912.

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Children from the encampment built to house the workmen and their families employed in the construction of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs, 1900 to 1912.

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Originally described as a cottage, this was rather a controversial building due to its size and grandeur. The foundation stone was laid in May 1903.

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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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ESAU was one of 15 Bagnall locos used on the works line during construction of Walshaw Dean Reservoirs. On the footplate is Enoch Tempest the construction contractor and next to him,sitting on the coal, his nephew or grandson George Tempest. On the…

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Undated postcard. One of three inter-connected reservoirs on Walshaw Moor built for Halifax Corporation in the early years of the 20th century.
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