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East of the town centre on the Halifax-Todmorden Road (now the A646) near Hall Royd. Cross Stone Church on the hilltop.

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Congestion at the junction with Commercial Street after road widening. Note the open topped Halifax Corporation tram.

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LYRS6089. 1963. Disused horse drawn dray belonging to F&H Sutcliffe of Wood Top, Hebden Bridge in the station yard which by then was closed.

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LYRS6074. 1963 the Goods Shed and crane after closure of the station the previous year.

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LYRS 4322 -Station approach and frontage 1910. With the construction of the GNR platforms and lines to the front of the 1855 Station Building in the mid 1880s a new large entrance and facilities building was built on a higher level accessed by the…

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LYRS 2692 - Halifax Station approach. To the right the top of the Italian style station building which opened in 1855 and to the front of that the canopies on the GNR platforms. Two platforms behind the building, still with canopies, remain in use. …

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LYRS 4130 - Horse-drawn Parcels Delivery Van No 120, 2-wheel, & horse-drawn Cab in front of Sowerby Bridge Station.

The imposing Tudor style station building looked down Station Road but was demolished following fire damage in 1978 although the…

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LYRS 2781 - Sowerby Bridge - old station. The first station at Sowerby Bridge opened in October 1840 with the opening of the Manchester & Leeds Railway between Hebden bridge and Normanton. It was situated between Sowerby Tunnel and Rochdale Road and…

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The 1855 station was considerably enlarged in the mid-1880s with this high level approach road over the new lines and sidings. It was operated jointly by the L&YR and the GNR but each had their own platforms, refreshment facilities, waiting rooms and…

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The 1855 station was considerably enlarged in the mid-1880s with this high level approach road over the new lines and sidings. It was operated jointly by the L&YR and the GNR but each had their own platforms, refreshment facilities, waiting rooms and…

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Postcard with May 1921 postmark but the dresses suggest the photo is a decade or so earlier. It shows the rocky outcrop up the Drive above Gibson Mill which gives Hardcastle Crags its name.

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Undated postcard. John and Emma Greenwood's 'Hardcastle Chalet' tearoom was just a short way up the Drive from Gibson Mill and was one of several refreshment facilities on either side of the valley catering to the thousands of visitors who came to…

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Engraving by J Shore c.1855. Looking up from Stubbing Holme where the Colden Water joins the River Calder, the 'mytholm'. Above is Mytholm Hall, St James Parish Church and above that Eaves Lower and Upper Mills and to the right Bankfoot Mill, now the…

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New Road junction with Holme Street, left, and Bridge Gate, right looking towards West End. The signs on the left-hand building, below the lamp, point up Bridge Gate to Keighley and Hardcastle Crags. The policeman on point duty at the junction, a…

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Looking across St Georges Bridge, built 1893, to the Square and the large Co-op building with its clock tower. The building on the right on Blackwater Street was demolished to make way for the Council Offices which were built in 1897.
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