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This snapshot might indicate this crew were working later in the decade as the format in the early 1900's would have been Post Card.
This train appears to be at a passing point on the track. The fields in the background might be useful in determining the location. The two men working the engine are possibly also represented in photo 21PC, although the engine doesn't appear to be…
The steep hillside behind this engine might help determine where it is, but it is believed to be an engine used in the building of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs. The hut behind the engine might indicate a stopping point of some sort.
The station at the junction with the Holmfirth Branch opened with the line and the Branch in 1850. The Branch closed in 1959 but the station survived both the closure and the Beeching cuts of the 1960s. Like other intermediate stations on the line it…
Wortley Station between Penistone and Deepcar on the Sheffield – Manchester Woodhead line opened with the line in 1845. Seen here with a sizeable staff for a small station.

The station was close to Wortley Hall seat of the Earl of Wharncliffe, a…
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