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Pictured in the waiting room at Hebden Bridge Station. c.2009

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The railway line runs diagonally across the picture, with Fairfield on the left and Calder Holmes Park on the right.

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Lloyd Greenwood was born at Fairfield, Hebden Bridge. In 1938, he won a place at the Halifax Junior Technical School, now Calderdale College, and went on to become a clerk with the London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company.
He started work at the…

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LYRS 4221 - 'Milking Brig, Colden Valley', as featured on a coloured postcards featured on a B&W postcards featured on a B&W postcard published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway promoting days out to Hebden Bridge by train.

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LYRS 4206 - Walshaw Waterfall, near Hardcastle Crags, as featured on a B&W postcard published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway promoting days out to Hebden Bridge by train.

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LYRS 4205 - Fishermans Hut, Hardcastle Crags as featured on a B&W postcards featured on a B&W postcard published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway promoting days out to Hebden Bridge by train.

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LYRS 4204 - Lumb Waterfall, Grimsworth Dean, nr Hardcastle Crags,( note the incorrect spelling Grimsworth not Crimsworth) as featured on a B&W postcard published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway promoting days out to Hebden Bridge by train.

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LYRS4203 - 'River Hebden' at Hardcastle Crags as featured on a B&W postcard published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway promoting days out to Hebden Bridge by train.

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LYRS 4202 - 'River Hebden' at Hardcastle Crags as featured on a B&W postcard published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway promoting days out to Hebden Bridge by train.

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LYRS 4201 - 'River Hebden' as featured on a B&W postcard published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway promoting days out to Hebden Bridge by train.

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LYRS 8453 - The Goods Yard looking north west from the westbound platform. Date unknown but the yard looks derelict and goods facilities were withdrawn in 1966. The warehouse was let for general storage but demolished following a serious fire in…

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LYRS 8452 -Date unknown but following demolition of Victoria Mill in the later 1960s. General view of the Goods Warehouse, platforms, station buildings and canopies looking east. Only one of the former three taking-in door hoists on the warehouse is…

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LYRS6051 - Goods facilities were withdrawn in 1966 and the goods yard closed and dismantled. The warehouse was let for general storage but was demolished in 1969 following a serious fire. The site is now the station car park. . The square wood clad…

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LYRS6050. The large double bay station warehouse in 1963 but with only one of the former three taking-in door hoists left. Goods facilities were withdrawn in 1966 and the warehouse let for general storage. It was demolished in 1969 following a…

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LYRS 2718 - 1976. The mechanism of the unusual hydraulic lift down to the subway; used by porters to barrow parcels etc between the platforms. The mechanisms still there but the lift is no longer in use.

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LYRS 2717 - The unusual hydraulic lift on Platform 2 down to the subway used by porters to barrow parcels etc between the platforms. The lift is still there but no longer in use. The wooden wheelbarrow weighs 3 qr and 26 lb (totalling 82 lb) and…

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LYRS 6043 - Front & non-door end in 1963. The track in front of it ran to a buffer stop at the east end of the 'up' platform and has now been lifted. F&T Lumbs building behind has been demolished.

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LYRS 6049 -- general view of the 'Down' platform and buildings in 1963 with a collection of porters' barrows and the now gone platform clock. The goods lift enclosure is visible on platform behind the barrows.

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LYRS 4478 - General view of the 'up' platform, buildings and canopy in 1951 with westbound Stanier 4-6-0 Class No. 45421. The station warehouse to the left and Victoria Mill beyond were demolished in the late 1960s. The sleepers on the platform…

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LYRS 2713 - General view of 'Up' platform looking west in 1976. The line into the disused sidings has not been lifted. Although a b&w photo the signage does not appear to be in BR's North Eastern Regions colours of white on tangerine as in a 1973…

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LYRS 2709 - General view of 'Up' platform looking east in 1976. The semaphore signals gantry visible beyond the end of the platform. Although a b&w photo the signage does not appear to be in BR's North Eastern Regions colours of white on tangerine as…

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LYRS 2708 - General view of the 'Down' platform looking east in 1976. Although a b&w photo the signage does not appear to be in BR's North Eastern Regions colours of white on tangerine as in an earlier colour photo.

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LYRS 2705 - Station frontage and forecourt in BR days. Date unknown but a poster to the right on the end of the building advertises walks in the West Riding which dates it pre-1974. The upper floor looks to be still occupied as the Station masters…

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LYRS2701. Early 20thc. pre-1908 view across the railway station to the town. The passenger station, re-built 1891/2, wedged between Victoria Mill to its right and the large railway warehouse to the left, the second bay of which built in 1884 still…
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