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Built by the Manchester & Leeds Railway in 1840 and always known by them as Gauxholme Bridge but locally referred to as Coppras House Bridge. It was one of the very first Bow String Bridges in the country along with Whiteley Arches, near Hebden…

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Rawson Family collection of glass negatives. C1890

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The gentleman with the horse is George William Thomas, son of James Farrar Thomas. The building on the right was the Tythe Barn. It became a pub and restaurant of that name, later changed to The Thirsty Turtle, now a private house. Behind it is…

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West End, Hebden Bridge. Obviously an exciting event by the number of people watching. Note how many ladies are wearing shawls. From a stereographic photograph.

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Also known as Co-op Buildings, the photo is taken from Albert Street. the White Horse Inn can be seen to the right of Carlton Buildings. The building just visible on Crown Street was a foundry, it later became Sowden's blacksmith shop.

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Heavy snow had prevented provisions being delivered to Blackshaw Head, so this team is delivering 'relief' supplies to Blackshaw Head Co-op. They have come up Ragley and have just passed Hudson Mill on the way to the Devil's Elbow.

Hebden Bridge…

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The message of Eat More Fruit and Keep Fit was certainly better than another fad of the 1920s, which advised people to actively smoke instead of eating, as it was though to help some physical problems. Many began using them as an appetite suppressant…

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The Co-op building is on the left and to the right you can just see the White Horse Hotel, now the site of Lees Yard Car Park.

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A team of at least eleven horses hauling up past Lee Wood one of the 15 Bagnall locos used on the construction of Halifax Corporation's Walshaw Dean Reservoirs. This usually happened on a Saturday afternoon when the heavy cart horses belonging to…
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