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http://www.penninehorizons.org/Omeka_photos/EIL00124.jpg
The steep hillside behind this engine might help determine where it is, but it is believed to be an engine used in the building of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs. The hut behind the engine might indicate a stopping point of some sort.

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This train appears to be at a passing point on the track. The fields in the background might be useful in determining the location. The two men working the engine are possibly also represented in photo 21PC, although the engine doesn't appear to be…

http://www.penninehorizons.org/Omeka_photos/EIL00122.jpg
This snapshot might indicate this crew were working later in the decade as the format in the early 1900's would have been Post Card.

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On 5th September 1905, this engine was involved in a tragic accident at Walshaw Dean where the stoker, James Taylor was scalded by steam from the boiler and later died. The engine, driven by John Leech had left the rails and fallen on its side whilst…

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Derailment 1942 - On the Friday night of September 4th 1942, a goods train left the rails at Todmorden viaduct and crashed down the embankment behind the market ground. With 28 coal wagons in tow, the train was heading towards Littleborough at 10pm…

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Derailment 1942 - On the Friday night of September 4th 1942, a goods train left the rails at Todmorden viaduct and crashed down the embankment behind the market ground. With 28 coal wagons in tow, the train was heading towards Littleborough at 10pm…

http://www.penninehorizons.org/Omeka_photos/MOT00472.jpg
Derailment 1942 - On the Friday night of September 4th 1942, a goods train left the rails at Todmorden viaduct and crashed down the embankment behind the market ground. With 28 coal wagons in tow, the train was heading towards Littleborough at 10pm…
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