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LYRS 6111 - 1965. Ripponden - iron girder overbridge. The branch had closed to all traffic in 1958.

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LYRS 6094 - 1963. Ripponden Tunnel - east portal behind Sowerby Bridge Station (bricked up). The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge…

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LYRS 3615 - Ripponden Tunnel under Scarr Head - West portal viewed from Watson Crossing. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and…

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LYRS 0663 - Railmotor No 8 on Ripponden Branch at Sowerby Bridge. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the Manchester…

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LYRS 0657a - Hughes 0-4-0RM No 11 at Sowerby Bridge. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the Manchester line near…

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LYRS 2577 - Watson Crossing Halt - general view circa 1957 looking towards Sowerby Bridge and the west portal of Ripponden Tunnel under Scarr Head. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original…

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LYRS 2576a - Watson Crossing Halt - general view looking towards Ripponden. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the…

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LYRS 1391 - Hughes 0-4-0RM No 1 heading west at Watson's Crossing, a Halt on the Rishworth Branch. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge…

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LYRS 2584 - Ripponden Station - general view of Goods Shed & Yard. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and then on to Rishworth in 1881. Although double track only one had ever been commercially used. The original intention…

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LYRS 2583 - Ripponden Station - general view looking towards Sowerby Bridge. Although double track only one had ever been commercially used. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and then on to Rishworth in 1881. The original…

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LYRS 2581 - Railmotor Hughes 0-4-0RM at Ripponden Station looking towards Rishworth. Railmotors, short tank engines with a carriage attached, were introduced on the Rishworth Branch in 1907 in response to competition from electric trams. As a result…

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LYRS 1470a - 1911. Aspinall 0-6-0ST, re-built Saddle Tank, No. 541 on the Rishworth Branch at Watsons Crossing with an engineers' ballast train working "the wrong line". Although built double track only one had been used commercially.

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LYRS 0671 - Hughes 0-4-0RM No 10 at Triangle Station. The carriages to the right were just stored and only one track had been used. Railmotors, short tank engines with a carriage attached, seen here, were introduced on the Rishworth Branch in 1907…

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LYRS 0656 - Hughes 0-4-0RM at Triangle Station. Railmotors, short tank engines with a carriage attached, seen here, were introduced on the Rishworth Branch in 1907 in response to competition from electric trams. As a result of further competition…

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LYRS 3534. Rishworth Trestle Bridge - carrying station approach. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the Manchester…

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LYRS 2590. Rishworth Station - general view along platform with Railmotor. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the…

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LYRS 0654. Hughes 0-4-0RM No 3 at Rishworth. The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and re-join the Manchester line near Smithy…

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The sketch and description are from The Calderdale Sketch Book by J. L. Berbiers, published in 1973 by The Halifax Courier Ltd.

Ale has been drunk for centuries in some of the ancient moorland and country inns round Elland and although the age of…
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