Early black and white postcard showing Hook Moor Crossroads. The view looks south and is the meeting of old 18th and 19th century turnpikes. In the background, at the left edge, is the Boroughbridge & Ferrybridge turnpike (Ermine Street) of 1741. The Wakefield - Aberford Turnpike is seen in the foreground at the left edge, dating from 1789 and Barnsdale/Leeds to Hook Moor Turnpike is in the background, right, of 1828. In 1962 the Aberford Bypass opened and the A1/M1 link road was constructed in 1990s.