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Hebden Bridge Station - DTC00126
Post nationalisation. The station with platform staff and porter's barrows. A goods or engineers train makes up steam by the station warehouse alongside a maintenance gang. Could work dismantling the sidings be taking place?
(D N Taylor collection)

Sowerby Bridge Station c.1900. - DTC00125
Station frontage and approach looking down Station Road. The station with its imposing Tudor style building replaced an earlier station near Sowerby Tunnel and was built in the late 1870s when the Rishworth Branch was constructed. It was hastily…

Hebden Bridge Station c.1970. - DTC00124
Taken sometime betwen 1966 and 1973; a 1966 photo shows timber sleepers but here they are concrete and the station clock seen behind the second pillar had been removed by the time of a 1973 photo. The small steps on the platform were to assist…

Hebden Bridge Station - DTC00123
Mid 1970s after the platforms had been raised. The signage colours reverse of the original white lettering on black/dark brown.

Hebden Bridge Station - DTC00122
The station forecourt before landscaping and pedestrianisation in 1994.

Hebden Bridge from Fairfield - DTC00121
About 1900, before construction of Riverside School in 1908 but after the new Birchcliffe Chapel in 1898. The railway cutting at the very bottom.

Eastwood. - DTC00120
HCC00499. Site of Eastwood Station in May 2013.

Photo David N Taylor Collection.

The Copy Pit Line 2013. - DTC00119
HCC00498. Looking north west from Chatham Bridge towards Copy.

Photo David N Taylor Collection.

The Copy Pit Line - Chatham Bridge 2013. - DTC00118
HCC00497. The south east face of the bridge looking up the line in the Burnley direction.

Photo David N Taylor Collection.

The Copy Pit Line - Chatham Bridge 2013. - DTC00117
The north west face of the bridge. The loop line which once passed under the left-hand arch has now been lifted. See RDA00177.

The Copy Pit Line 2013. - DTC00116
HCC00495. Looking south east in the Todmorden direction. In the distance Chatham Bridge about quarter of a mile before the former Portsmouth Station.

Photo David N Taylor Collection.

The Copy Pit Line 2013. - DTC00115
Looking north west in the Burnley direction from the A646 road bridge. The sidings into the colliery, after which the line is named, went off to the right approximately by the white structure. The former farm occupation bridge is now a single girder…

Copy Pit 2013. - DTC00114
HCC00493. Approx site of the colliery off the A646 after which the line from Todmorden to Burnley is named.

David N Taylor Collection.

Hebden Bridge Station Road &amp; Car Park 2013. - DTC00113
The houses of Fairfield are on the other side of the railway line.

Halifax c.1920 - DTC00112
View from Beacon Hill with the railway goods and coal yard in the centre.

Halifax c.1909. - DTC00111
View of the town from Beacon Hill with the railway goods and coal yard centre and the high level station approach and station centre left.

Halifax Station c.1900. - DTC00110
The high level approach road built in the mid-1880s when platforms and sidings were constructed to the front of the 1855 Italian style station building.

The station was operated jointly by the London & Lancashire Railway and the Great Northern…

Halifax Station 1863 - DTC00109
The arrival of the Prince of Wales for the opening of the Town Hall in August 1863. A rare image of the 1855 station with the original curving carriage drive from opposite the bottom of Horton Strret to a central portico. When the station was…

Hebden Bridge Signal Box 2013. - DTC00108
The box in early 2013 prior to being Grade II Listed. It is due to be de-commissioned by 2017. David N Taylor Collection.

Hebden Bridge Signal Box 1966. - DTC00107
The box in this position was built in 1891 when the old 1840 station was completely replaced with the structure we see today. The box was Grade II Listed in 2013 although the balcony walkway and bell have gone and the windows replaced with PVC…

Hebden Bridge Signal Box 1966. - DTC00106
The box in this position was built in 1891 when the old 1840 station was completely replaced with the structure we see today. The box was Grade II Listed in 2013 although the balcony walkway and bell have gone and the windows replaced with PVC…

Hebden Bridge Station Warehouse. - DTC00105
The warehouse vehicle loading bay at the top of Station Road in 1966 after the withdrawal of goods facilities that year. The building was let for general storage but demolished in 1969 following serious fire damage. The site is now the station car…

Hebden Bridge Station Warehouse. - DTC00104
The station warehouse in 1967 following withdrawal of goods facilities the previous year. The Goods Yard in process of being dismantled. The warehouse was let for general storage but was demolished following serious fire damage in 1969. The site is…

Hebden Bridge Station. - DTC00103
Close up view of the station.

Hebden Bridge Station. - DTC00102
The 1891/2 station looking up the line towards Todmorden in Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway days pre 1923.

David N Taylor Collection.