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The school which opened in 1875 as a Board School was opposite the railway station, seen here above the school. To the left of the station is Cockden Mill. The school closed in 1946 and was subsequently demolished.

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Cockden was the industrial area of Eastwood and Cockden Mill, known as Dan Crabtree's, was west of the station. The typical L&YR station name board is on the right. The mill was demolished late 1950s/early 60s by when derelict.

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LYRS 6039 - 1967. The goods and coal facilities had been withdrawn in 1964. The drops to the west of the steep ramp up to the station are right up to the A646 as seen here with barely room for a car to park. The drops are still there.

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LYRS 8410 - 1967. The disused and derelict station buildings on the 'down' line looking towards Todmorden. The passenger station had closed in 1951 and goods and coal facilities had been withdrawn in 1964. The buildings built into the hillside…

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LYRS 8407 - Mid-1960s- The Station Buildings, Level Crossing and the line looking towards Hebden Bridge. The Signal Box had controlled the crossing gates and also a goods siding and the siding over the coal drops. All the buildings have been…

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LYRS8406. - The Level Crossing and derelict Station Buildings several years after the passenger station had closed in 1951. The buildings seen here were built into the hillside behind. The crossing was accessed by a steep double sided ramp from the…

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LYRS 6036 -- The Level Crossing and Station Buildings in August 1963 some 12 years after the passenger station closed. The station half way between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden was opened by the Manchester & Leeds Railway in December 1840. The valley…

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LYRS 6034 - General view from above station looking north east towards Hebden Bridge. The passenger station had closed 12 years earlier and goods facilities were to be shortly withdrawn when this photo was taken in August 1963.

The station half way…

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LYRS 2680 - 1880s. Station staff and maintenance ganger's at the station. The station half way between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden was opened by the Manchester & Leeds Railway in December 1840. The valley is so narrow that the track had to be built…
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