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Probably Withens Reservoir, Cragg Vale.
The old stone bridge here was submerged by the Wakefield Corporation Reservoir which was completed in 1956. At the West Riding Quarter Sessions in Pontefract in 1787 a gratuity of £50 was granted towards the bridge and in 1792 it was granted a…
This bridge is now submerged under Scammonden reservoir.
A recalcitrant farmer reputedly held out for better compensation and ended up on an island between the two motorway carriageways.
A view of Gorpley Reservoir.
Looking over Todmorden from Lumbutts Road, with a small reservoir in the foreground. Todmorden viaduct is near the centre of the picture and Mons Mill towards the left.
Gorple Gate track dropping down on the far side. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive
Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive
Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive
1st October 1907. Group of dignitaries just coming our of the valve house of one of the reservoirs.
Originally termed a cottage, the size and elegance of this water keeper's house became a bit controversial during the latter stages of construction of the reservoirs. The foundation stone for the building was laid in May 1903. The large room on the…

This Post Card is printed by C Westerman of Hebden Bridge. The reservoir bank in the middle ground is the middle bank at Walshaw Dean Reservoirs. Walshaw Dean Lodge can be seen to the left of the picture partly hidden by smoke from the engine which…
Originally termed a cottage, this building caused quite a bit of controversy during the building of the Walshaw reserservoirs in the 1900s. The room nearest the camera was used for committee meetings. The tracks are for the railway used during the…
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