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The sorting sidings c.1950. Constructed in 1919 they were used to divide coal trains from the Yorkshire coalfields between those for the Manchester direction and those for the Burnley and north west. They operated 24 hours a day until closure in…

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The newly built Shade School in 1904. Righthand corner the skew bridge over the Rochdale Canal with its castellated buttresses.

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General view pre-1914 over the No. 1 Viaduct and canal bridge looking up towards Walsden.

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Righthand corner Victoria Bridge over the River Calder leading up to the large station warehouse which was demolished in 1969 following a serious fire. To the front of the station building the demolition site of part of Victoria Mill and above the…

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Replacing the original 1840 bowstring, or trussed frame, bridge over the Rochdale Canal with the metal trough bridge we see today. To the right the tall chimney of the former Calderside Mill.

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1939. Replacing the original 1840 bowstring, or trussed frame, bridge over the Rochdale Canal with the metal trough bridge we see today.

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1939. Replacing the original 1840 bowstring, or trussed frame, bridge over the Rochdale Canal with the metal trough bridge we see today.

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1939. Replacing the original 1840 bowstring, or trussed frame, bridge over the Rochdale Canal with the metal trough bridge we see today.

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A promotional postcard published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway (L&YR) but unusually it was posted in Ghent, Belgium, to a Ghent address in November 1913. On the reverse as well as their usual discreet promotional message there is a red…

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Promotional postcard date stamped September 1910. The first in a series using this photo published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. On the reverse there is the Company's crest but no promotional message.


The photo shows the Walshaw Waterfall…

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Postcard date stamped September 1910. First in a series published by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway using this photo promoting cheap fares to Hebden Bridge for trips to its surrounding beauty spots. The promotional message on the reverse…

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Postcard with May 1915 postmark. It was one of a series of cards published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway promoting days out to the Beauty Spots of Hebden Bridge by cheap trains. The promotional message printed on the reverse reads:…

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Postcard date stamped September 1917. Second of a series published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway using this photo promoting cheap rail fares to Hebden Bridge for Hardcastle Crags. The promotional text on the reverse of the card…

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An intermediate station on the Rishworth Branch from the Calder Valley Main Line at Sowerby Bridge. The line opened in 1878 and the station in 1885. The line closed to passengers in 1929 and fully in 1958.

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The station on the Manchester & Leeds Railway opened in 1845 and was closed in 1961. A new station slightly to the east opened in 1990 but with bus stop style shelters.

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On the L&YR’s ‘Pickle Bridge’ line which opened in 1881 running from near Wyke on the Halifax-Bradford line to join the Calder Valley main line east of Brighouse. The station, seen here with passengers and station staff posing for the camera…

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On the L&YR’s ‘Pickle Bridge’ line which opened in 1881 running from near Wyke on the Halifax-Bradford line to join the Calder Valley main line east of Brighouse. The station opened in 1881 at the same time as the line but ‘temporarily’ closed in…

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The station on the Halifax –Bradford line opened at the same time as the line in August 1850. The station was closed in 1965.

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The station on the Halifax –Bradford line opened at the same time as the line in August 1850. The station was closed in 1953.

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The station on the joint GNR/L&YR Halifax & Ovenden Junction Railway opened in 1881 three years after the line between Halifax Station and Queensbury had opened. The station closed in 1955 when passenger services on the line were withdrawn and the…

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Unidentified crests on either side of the arch on the east face of the railway overbridge on Water Lane built 1848/9 when the Halifax Branch was extended from Shaw Syke near to the town centre and onto Bradford, opening in 1850.

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East face of the railway overbridge built 1848/9 when the Halifax Branch was extended from Shaw Syke near to the town centre and onto Bradford, opening in 1850. Still in use.

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Disused railway overbridge west face near the top of Water Lane. This had borne an L&YR goods shed which straddled Water Lane accessed from the goods depots on either side of the lane. A little further down can be seen another bridge, built late…

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On the south side of Water Lane the depot consisted of two sizeable Goods Sheds and sidings; goods facilities were finally fully withdrawn in 1981. The original 1844 terminus station which became the Goods Office early 1850s was situate at the far…
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