Nigel Hargreaves Collection

Title

Nigel Hargreaves Collection

Creator

Jim Hargreaves

Source

Nigel Hargreaves

Date

1960s

Rights

PHDA - Nigel Hargreaves Collection

Identifier

NGH

Collection Items

Flying Scotsman. - NGH00125
Seen here at an unknown location sometime after restoration to its LNER livery and number.
The iconic Flying Scotsman was built in 1923 in Doncaster for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER), and was one of Sir Nigel Gresley’s powerful A1…

Preserved Former LMS Black Five. - NGH00124
Believed to be number 44767 which had been named 'George Stephenson' in 1975.

Greetland Station Goods Shed & Yard, October 1962. - NGH00123
The shed was behind the station building and signal box on the down platform and separated from the main goods yard by the Halifax Branch. Rail access was from a westward facing junction off the down line. Following closure in September 1962 the…

Greetland Station. - NGH00122
Probably after the station’s closure in September 1962. Viewed looking down the line and on the right part of the up platform and behind it carriages in a siding. Beyond the carriages is the disconnected junction and track bed of the Stainland Branch…

Greetland Station - NGH00121
29th October 1962. Unknown locomotive passing through the station on the up line. Bottom left part of the down platform and junction with the Halifax line. To its right carriages stored on a siding.

Greetland Station Booking Office. - NGH00120
The small timber Booking Office on the station approach road was opposite the east end of the down platform which is off the photo here to the left. On the left are the steps up to the footbridge which connected the platforms and was the only…

Greetland Station. - NGH00119
The down platform buildings following closure of the station in September 1962. Apart from the signal box seen here which survived until 2009 the station was demolished in 1965.

The Second World War signal box was built by the LMS in 1941…

Greetland Station, 29th October 1962. - NGH00118
Looking from the down platform obliquely up the line in the Sowerby Bridge direction. Off the up line carriages stored on a siding and between the signal gantries on the right the junction with the Halifax Branch. The station had closed the previous…

Greetland Station. - NGH00117
Former LMS Fowler 2-6-4T number 42384 steams through the station which had closed in September 1962 on the down line probably in October 1962 having just rolled over the junction with the Halifax Branch visible centre right. The loco was taken out of…

Greetland Station. - NGH00116
Looking across to the passenger shelter on the up platform probably in October 1962. Centre right carriages stored on a siding and far left a section of steps to the footbridge which connected the platforms with one another and with the Booking…

Greetland Station. - NGH00115
Viewed looking up the line probably in October 1962 just over a month after closure. The footbridge connected the two platforms with the small Booking Office, off the photo far right, as well as with one another. Between the two signal gantries is…

Greetland No. 2 Signal Box, Nr. Halifax. 29th October 1962. - NGH00114
By the time of this photo the station had been closed for over a month and, apart from the signal box, was demolished in 1965.

The Second World War box was built by the LMS in 1941 replacing the L&YR 1878 box. To the far left of the photo part of…

Greetland No. 2 Signal Box, Nr. Halifax. - NGH00113
Probably seen here in October 1962 following closure of the station the previous month.

The Second World War box was built by the LMS in 1941 replacing the L&YR 1878 box. To the far left of the image part of the up platform building.

The…

Greetland Station, 29th October 1962. - NGH00112
Although the station had been closed for over a month the flower bed here on the down platform still looks well cared for. The other side of the fence is the small timber Booking Office connected to both platforms by the footbridge.

Greetland Station, 29th October 1962. - NGH00111
Looking down the line with the up platform on the right and the down platform passenger shelter on the left. The footbridge in the distance connected the two platforms with one another and with the small timber Booking Office adjacent to the down…

Greetland Station Approach Road. - NGH00110
View looking up the approach road. On the right is the small timber Booking Office and on the left the signal box and down platform buildings. The footbridge connected the platforms and was the only passenger access to the up platform.

The station…

Greetland Station, 29th October 1962. - NGH00109
Carriages stored on a siding behind the up platform. Bottom left rails diverging for the junction for the Halifax Branch. The station had closed in September 1962 and was demolished in 1965.

Greetland Station Nr. Halifax. - NGH00108
A former LMS Fowler Class 4F number 44457 passing through Greetland Station on the down line after closure of the station in September 1962. The loco went to the scrap yard in October 1964.

On the left behind the water turret carriages are stored…

Greetland Station Booking Office, 29th October 1962. - NGH00107
The small timber Booking Office set back from the east end of the down platform, the two separated by the station approach road which can just be discerned between the picket fence and the building. On the left can be seen the steps up to the…

Greetland No. 2 Signal Box, Nr. Halifax, 29th October 1962. - NGH00106
The Second World War box was built by the LMS in 1941, described as an A.R.P. Box, and replaced the L&YR 1878 box. To the far left of the image part of the down platform building.

The withdrawal of services between Halifax and Huddersfield in…

Greetland Station Goods Yard, July 1938. - NGH00105
View of the goods yard or sidings looking down the line in the Elland direction. The station closed in 1962 and an oil terminal was built on the site of the goods yard.

Unknown Preserved Locomotive. - NGH00104
Date and location unknown.

The Flying Scotsman. - NGH00103
Seen here at an unknown location sometime after restoration to its LNER livery and number.

The iconic Flying Scotsman was built in 1923 in Doncaster for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER), and was one of Sir Nigel Gresley’s powerful A1…

The Flying Scotsman. - NGH00102
Seen here at an unknown location sometime after restoration to its LNER livery and number. In the foreground an engine turn table.

The iconic Flying Scotsman was built in 1923 in Doncaster for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER), and was …

Stanier Class 'Black Five' No. 44767 . - NGH00101
The former LMS Black Five was withdrawn from BR service on 31 December 1967. The preserved loco is seen here at an unknown motive power depot sometime after having been named 'George Stephenson' in 1975.

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