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Charlestown - ALC00424
"This photo was taken from the South hillside with Woodland view in the foreground. Beyond the railway line Knott Hall is on the left, Old Charlestown and Stoney Lane are in the centre with Turret Royd just above. Turret Hall (Wood farm) can be seen…
Whiteley Arches - ALC00423
1933. The bowstring bridge over the Rochdale Canal; when built in 1840 by the Manchester and Leeds Railway it was one of the first such in the country. It was replaced in 1939 with the metal trough bridge we see today. To the left Canalside Mill…
Charlestown and Whiteley Arches c1918 - ALC00422
The steel bow string bridge was designed by George Stephenson and was one of the earliest of its type. He was employed by Manchester & Leeds Railway when the line was built in the late 1830's. The line was opened in October 1840 except for the…
Littleborough. - LYR00296
LYRS 1083 - Aspinall 4-4-0 No. unknown and bogie stock near Littleborough.
Littleborough Station - Goods Shed 1965. - LYR00295
LYRS 6684 - The sidings have been recently lifted and the shed in a poor state of repair pending demolition.
Littleborough Station - looking south west 1965. - LYR00294
LYRS 6689 - From the 'Down' platform looking across to the 'up' platform. The signal box and the platform buildings seen here have been demolished. Passenger facilities are reduced to not very satisfactory shelters given the exposed position of the…
Littleborough Station - 'Down' platform and Goods Shed 1965. - LYR00293
LYRS 6687 - The Leeds 'down' platform and the Goods Shed looking west. The Shed has been demolished and the platform building no longer used br rail users.
Littleborough Station - 'Down' platform 1965. - LYR00292
LYRS 6685 - The building on the 'down' Leeds Platform but shorn of its canopy. The building is no longer in use for rail users.
Littleborough Station - 1950 - LYR00291
TMP 0225 - General view looking north east in 1950 down the Manchester island Platform across to the Leeds Platform. To the left is the Goods Shed, siding and crane. The building on the Leeds Platform is only station building now remaining but minus…
Littleborough Station and Signal Box 1965. - LYR00290
LYRS 6681 - The 'up' platform, buildings and signal box looking north east. All the buildings have now been demolished and the track to the right lifted. The island platform was accessed by a subway.
Littleborough Station - 1965 General view looking North East - LYR00289
LYRS 6682 - Looking from the 'up' Manchester Platform across to the 'down' Leeds Platform. The buildings on the 'up' platform have been demolished and those on the 'down' platform not in use for rail users; on both platforms there are now not very…
Walsden Signal Box - LYR00288
LYRS 3862 - Summit Tunnel East Box Interior.
Walsden Signal Box - LYR00287
LYRS 3861 - Summit Tunnel East Signal Box (post-1895) - Walsden
Walsden Signal Box - LYR00286
LYRS 3788 - Summit Tunnel East Signal Box (pre-1895) at Walsden.
Summit Tunnel - LYR00285
LYRS 3650 - West portal with tunnel platelayers gang. At the time of its completion in December 1840 at 2885 yards (2663m) it was the longest railway tunnel in the world, but still well short of Standedge canal tunnel at 3.25 miles. As with most…
Todmorden - Gauxholme 1965 - LYR00284
LYRS 6011 - The handsome cast iron skew bridge over the Rochdale Canal near Todmorden with castellated Gothic abutments, viewed from the hillside. When built in 1839/40 this was one of the first bow-string bridges in the country.
Todmorden - Gauxholme Bridge 1965 - LYR00283
LYRS 6010 - The handsome cast iron skew bridge over the Rochdale Canal near Todmorden with castellated Gothic abutments, viewed from the hillside. When built in 1839/40 this was one of the first bow-string bridges in the country.
Eastwood Station - Coal Drops - LYR00238
LYRS 6039 - 1967. The goods and coal facilities had been withdrawn in 1964. The drops to the west of the steep ramp up to the station are right up to the A646 as seen here with barely room for a car to park. The drops are still there.
Eastwood Station Buildings - LYR00237
LYRS 8410 - 1967. The disused and derelict station buildings on the 'down' line looking towards Todmorden. The passenger station had closed in 1951 and goods and coal facilities had been withdrawn in 1964. The buildings built into the hillside…
Eastwood Station and Signal Box - LYR00236
LYRS 8407 - Mid-1960s- The Station Buildings, Level Crossing and the line looking towards Hebden Bridge. The Signal Box had controlled the crossing gates and also a goods siding and the siding over the coal drops. All the buildings have been…
Eastwood Station Level Crossing - LYR00235
LYRS8406. - The Level Crossing and derelict Station Buildings several years after the passenger station had closed in 1951. The buildings seen here were built into the hillside behind. The crossing was accessed by a steep double sided ramp from the…
Eastwood Station Level Crossing. - LYR00234
LYRS 6036 -- The Level Crossing and Station Buildings in August 1963 some 12 years after the passenger station closed. The station half way between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden was opened by the Manchester & Leeds Railway in December 1840. The valley…
Eastwood Station 1963 - LYR00233
LYRS 6034 - General view from above station looking north east towards Hebden Bridge. The passenger station had closed 12 years earlier and goods facilities were to be shortly withdrawn when this photo was taken in August 1963.
The station half way…
The station half way…
Eastwood Station - LYR00232
LYRS 2680 - 1880s. Station staff and maintenance ganger's at the station. The station half way between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden was opened by the Manchester & Leeds Railway in December 1840. The valley is so narrow that the track had to be built…
Hebden Bridge - View up the Calder Valley from Eaves Wood.. - HLS05095
A snow covered view up the Calder Valley over Adelaide Street, Stubbing Holme and dye works and along King Street to Calderside Mill with the railway over Whiteley Arches next to it and onto Charlestown. Far right the terraced houses of Saville…
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