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In the centre the single storey entrance to the Midland Market Street Station which had been rebuilt and enlarged in 1890 largely to accommodate the increased traffic from the MR’s recently completed independent Anglo Scottish line, the…
In the centre the War Memorial which was dedicated in 1922. To the left with the clock is the now demolished Royal Exchange Chambers and on the right the old Midland Railway’s Queens Hotel and to the right of that the gates into Wellington Station.…
On the right the imposing general Post Office building which still stands today although no longer the post Office. On the left just out of view to the front of the tram was the entrance to Wellington Station whilst looking ahead is Wellington Street…
The sign says Death Trap, there were many accidents here because of the sharpness of the turns on and off the bridge.

The tramcar to Hebden Bridge crossing Falling Royd Bridge is No 107, constructed at the Halifax Corporation Tramways workshops in…
Long Wall is the name of the road with an embankment on the left and a cutting on the right. Elland Bridge can be seen on the left hand edge of the photo spanning the River Calder
Listed building status: Grade II
Halifax Post office on Commercial Street, was opened 23 Sep 1887.

From: Leeds Times 19 March 1887:
Halifax has achieved what Leeds has not accomplished. The inhabitants have got a new Post Office erected, at a cost…
Postcard dated 1926, addressed to Miss Mary Barker, Williamsville, Roobey, Westport, C/o Mayo. Message reads: Dear Mary, Hope you will like this card. Do you know the little boy you can see so well, it is Cyril but he will have altered since you saw…
Postcard, with April 1910 postmark, caricaturing nightly chaos, presumably on a Saturday, when the last tram of the night left.
Halifax Corporation trams reached Mytholmroyd in 1901 and were withdrawn in 1936.
Postcard with 1925 postmark. The centre image shows the tram lines on Burnley Road and trams were withdrawn in 1936.
Poatcard with1931 postmark. Top left a tram on Burnley Road, they were withdrawn in 1936. Top right Dauber Bridge on Cragg Road and bottom right Hawksclough and bridge over the River Calder.
Undated postcard but the photos appear to date from early 20th century; bottom left image shows the tram lines and the tramway, which reached Mytholmroyd in 1901.
Looking in the Halifax direction with the junction onto County Bridge on the far right. The Halifax Corporation Tramway reached Mytholmroyd in 1901 and trams ceased running in 1936.
Congestion at the junction with Commercial Street after road widening. Note the open topped Halifax Corporation tram.
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