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Luddendenfoot Station - Coal Yard. - LYR00190
LYRS60 The site is now mixed use but the stone gate pillars remain but not in their original position and a distance apart. Note the Victorian postbox in the wall.

Liversedge Station post 1884/5. - LYR00307
LYRS2741. The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The first station here opened at the same time as the line and was…

Liversedge Station pre 1884/5. - LYR00306
LYRS2740. The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The first station seen here looking towards Low Moor opened at the same…

Heckmondwike Station pre 1888. - LYR00305
LYRS 2724 - The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The 1848 station seen here looking towards Mirfield was replaced by…

Elland Station during demolition. - LYR00304
LYRS 2685 - The remains of Elland Station in about 1964. The first station opened near the tunnel in 1841 but this, the third station, with its island platform dated from 1894. The station and goods yard closed in 1962 and the station warehouse on…

Elland Station - LYR00303
LYRS2682. The first station at Elland on the Manchester & Leeds Railway opened in March 1841 close to the tunnel east portal but was replaced in 1865 by the one seen here. A third island platform station was built in 1894. The station and goods yard…

Huddersfield Station Frontage 1920 - LYR00302
LYRS 4508 - The magnificent station building, now Grade I Listed. John Betjeman described the imposing frontage as 'the most splendid in England' and Nikolaus Pevsner considered it to be one of the best stations in the country. Its grandeur owes much…

Huddersfield Station - LYR00301
LYRS2736. The magnificent station building, now Grade I Listed, early 20th century with cabs outside. John Betjeman described the imposing frontage as 'the most splendid in England' and Nikolaus Pevsner considered it to be one of the best stations…

Bailiff Bridge Station - LYR00300
LYRS 2661 - An Aspinall 0-6-0 heading a local service from Bradford into the Station on the Pickle Bridge Branch between Wyke on the Halifax- Bradford line and Anchor Pit Junction east of Brighouse on the Calder Valley Main Line. The station opened…

 Smithy Bridge Signal Box 1965. - LYR00299
LYRS 6695 - The rear & non-door gable with the level crossing and subway entrance.

Smithy Bridge Signal Box 1965. - LYR00298
LYRS 6694 - The front and non-door gable of the Box.

Smithy Bridge Station 1950. - LYR00297
TMP 0226 - Although the Manchester & Leeds Railway opened throughout in 1841 a station wasn't built at Smithy Bridge until 1868. The station was closed in 1960 and the buildings and platforms demolished but a new station was opened in 1985 but with a…

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 - &#039;Down&#039; 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 - &#039;Down&#039; 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.