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Bottom right Calder Holmes playing field. On the left housing climbing the Birchcliffe hillside and top centre Chiserley.

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Winter view from the north hillside over Hebden Bridge station and Machpelah. Old Town Mill chimney on the skyline

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Access steps to over dwellings.

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Looking towards Mytholmroyd. Princes Bridge carries traffic to Hebden Bridge Station over the Rochdale Canal at Machpelah.

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Looking towards Mytholmroyd. Princes Bridge carries traffic to Hebden Bridge Station over the Rochdale Canal at Machpelah.

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Rear of Oldfield Watson's yard on the left, Crossley Mill Terrace and Machpelah beyond. The buildings on the canal bank up to the old chimney were all demolished in 1984 to make way for the new Marina. The chimney remains by the boiler house itself…

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The Rochdale Canal and towpath prior to restoration in the mid-1980s with Machpelah on the left and Princes Bridge on Station Road.

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View after road widening. The bunting would have been for the coronation that month of George V.

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Congestion at the junction with Commercial Street after road widening. Note the open topped Halifax Corporation tram.

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Road improvements, view before widening. Note the cobbled road with tram lines and power lines above. The Halifax Corporation trams reached Hebden Bridge in 191/2 and ceased in 1936.

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Halifax Corporation tram in May 1911 just prior to the Hebden Urban District Council road widening improvements. Not much shelter from the elements for the driver. Commercial Street going off to the right.

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Across Calder Holme is Crossley Mill destroyed by fire in 1964; bottom right the two bays and hoist of the station warehouse destroyed by fire 1969. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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Machpelah Works (the building next to the barge) was owned by Trevor Smith, it was offices and workshops until the upper floors were converted into flats in (20??). Trevor Smith’s company, TT Surveys, which was concerned with marine seismic survey…
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