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Todmorden bus first registered in 1930

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Todmorden bus first registered in 1933

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Hungry Wood Arch, Cornholme. This low arch was a hazard in the days of open-topped buses, passengers had to lower their heads. There were reputed to be a number of fatalities.

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Todmorden bus first registered in 1932

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Todmorden bus first registered in 1928

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Hungry Wood Arch, Cornholme. There is not much room for the Demonstrator double deck on loan from Leyland Motors.

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A Leyland demonstrator working on the Burnley Road route, passing under the old Hungry Wood Arch, Cornholme. Even though this bus had a full roof the staircase was still open. The terrace behind is Jobling Terrace.

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Passing under the old Hungry Wood Arch, Cornholme, which is in the process of being demolished. It was replaced by the current steel bridge. This low arch was a hazard in the days of open-topped buses, passengers were told not to stand up when…

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Described as a Piano Fronted model, this type had an open staircase, and spent some time being evaluated by Todmorden Corporation.

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This bus was shown to various bus authorities, in this case Todmorden Corporation. This type was known as a Piano Fronted model.

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Todmorden bus first registered in 1928

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Hebden Bridge's Parish Church situated out of the town to the west at Mytholm. One of the so called 'million pound' churches it was built on land donated by the Rev. John Armytage Rhodes of adjacent Mytholm Hall. it was consecrated in 1933.

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Looking along Burnley Road in the Halifax direction. The Halifax Corporation trams were withdrawn in the mid-1930s and all the buildings seen here on the left were demolished probably late 1970s.

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On the left is the Sportsman Inn which closed many years ago and now a private house. On the right, by the lamp post, is the road down to St John's Church, and the Hinchliffe Arms. In the centre is the Board, ie Council, School. The car has a…

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Undated postcard. Although the paved causeway is known as 'Blackstone Edge Roman Road' it is the subject of debate with consideration to it being a packhorse route or even possibly part of the 1735 turnpike, or even a later quarry road. However it is…
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