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LYRS 3462n - C.1927. Halifax St Paul's Coal Depot - general view of depot including track, wagons and buildings. The joint L&YR and GNR line opened in 1890 from a junction at Holmfield on the Halifax - Queensbury line up to a terminus station known…

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LYRS 4266 - 1930. General view of station platforms and canopies and the unusual signal box looking south with the goods yard beyond. The station opened for goods traffic in 1874 when the line to Holmfield was constructed and for passengers in 1880…

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LYRS 3831b - General view of station, unusual signal box and goods yard looking south. The station opened for goods traffic in 1874 when the line to Holmfield was constructed and for passengers in 1880 and closed to them in 1955 when the Queensbury…

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LYRS2700. Date unknown but probably about 1970. The connections to the GNR platforms to the station front have gone as has the Platform 3 line to the rear but the track to North Bridge is still there. The only railway activity today centres on the…

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LYRS 2699 - Halifax had three L&YR goods sheds on two sites at Shaw Syke, two demolished and the third in a dire and near derelict condition for all that it is Grade ll Listed. Unfortunately it's not clear which this one is but most likely one of the…

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LYRS 4913 - Holdsworth Bridge Signal Box (door gable only) and general view eastwards towards Halifax station. Beyond the Box one of the L&YR goods sheds near the site of the early Shaw Syke Station. The goods depot was finally closed in 1981 and the…

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LYRS 4908 - Halifax West Signal Box (front & door gable) with station platforms beyond and the high level Station Approach. Date unknown but late 1960s or early 1970s; the track to Platform 6 has been lifted and the Box would also shortly go.

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LYRS 8622 - 1967. Sowerby Bridge West Signal Box (front & door gable) and the east portal of Sowerby Tunnel. The box and the Goods and Loco Depots it controlled have all gone.

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LYRS 4947 - Sowerby Bridge West Signal Box (front & door gable) and east portal of Sowerby Tunnel. The box controlled the Goods Yard and Loco Depot and all have now gone. Note two disc type ground signals in the foreground. The main signal in the…

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LYRS 3801 - West Signal Box on the Goods Yard and Loco Depot was situated near the east portal of Sowerby Tunnel. The ground floor contains the mechanism for connecting the levers to their respective points or signals. The Box and the depots have…

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LYRS 4986 - River Bridge Ground Frame Box (front & door gable) with the CWS Grain Warehouse. The warehouse with its own siding belonged to the Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS) who had a large flour mill adjacent to it. The mill was badly damaged…

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LYRS 3500 - Sowerby Bridge - panorama of trackwork. Note the unusual signals hanging from the gantry. The Goods Yards and Sidings were all lifted and the locomotive depot demolished in 1965 although the base of the water tower and coaling stage has…

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LYRS 2777n -1937. Sowerby Bridge - general view of track formation, loco depot, Goods Yard and West Signal Box taken from the top of Sowerby Tunnel.

Sowerby Bridge was the main operating centre for the Upper Calder Valley with a large engine and…

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Pre-Grouping in 1923 this was the GNR Goods Station in Bradford then becoming the LNER's.
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