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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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PNH00831. View across the town with the Railway Station centre left. The locomotive and wagons date the photo at around 1880.

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PNH00830.March 1990. View over the Canal to Stoodley Pike.

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June 1981. The Town Hall facade covered in scaffolding.

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Date unknown but prior to the construction of Calder High School in 1950. Cragg Road in the foreground.

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Undated postcard. Looking down the path between Hawden Hole and New Bridge, Midgehole, with New Bridge Mill in the centre.

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Widdop Road winding across the moors between Heptonstall and Colne. Stone for building will have been quarried from the hole right of centre.

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Postcard dated April 1975. The bridge over Alcomden Water at Blake Dean on Widdop Road between Heptonstall and Colne.

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Undated postcard. One of three inter-connected reservoirs on Walshaw Moor built for Halifax Corporation in the early years of the 20th century.

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Featured in Remains of Elmet, which contained poems by Ted Hughes.

An excellent view of Foster Mill

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Reconstructed 28th march 1990.
co-ordination between the Army Air Corps and Royal Engineers. The fourth of five slabs is moved from Penistone hill and lowered precisely into place.

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Top Withins, supposed situation of Wuthering Heights, empty since 1926. the ruins were capped with concrete in 1983 to prevent further deterioration.

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The supposed situation of Wuthering Heights. Empty since 1926, the ruins were capped with concrete in 1983 to prevent further deterioration.

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A good view of the Todmorden - Burnley railway line, the Copy Pit Line, and Lydgate or Nott Wood Viaduct. In the distance Mons Mill, demolished in 2000, and Stoodley Pike on the skyline top left.

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Robinwood Mill on the right with Stoodley Pike on the skyline and the Burnley - Todmorden railway, the Copy Pit Line, on the left which was once threatened with closure but now has hourly Blackpool - York and Blackburn - Manchester services.
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