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A postcard of Briggate (Main Street) (Garforth)
Black & White imageearly 20th century. This view was taken of Briggate in the early twentieth century and became a postcard. On the right is Colliery Row and beyond is Eagle House. Most of the street was still dwellings houses, and the lack of traffic allowed the children to stop and look in the middle of the road.
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Aire & Calder Navigation (Woodlesford)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the Aire & Calder Navigation and River Aire looking north west from Woodlesford Lock.In the distance on the right is Waterloo Main colliery, and the wooded ridge seen behind it is part of the Temple Newsam estate. In the centre among the trees, are the buildings of Temple Thorpe Farm, Thorpe Hall and Temple House Farm.
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Albert Road, Morley Main Colliery (Morley)
Black & White imageC 1909 View of Morley main colliery situated in Albert Road shortly before its demolition. The colliery closed in 1909. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Albert Road, view looking westwards towards Morley old gasworks (Morley) (3 comments)
Colour imagec.1962/3. A young boy stands on land off Albert Road where the former pit tip of Morley Main Colliery is being landscaped to provide more area for the parking of lorries and earth moving plant. The view is looking westwards towards Morley old gasworks and its manager's house, and to the beginnings of the development of the site in Valley Road for Orcal 'Oil Recoveries'. Immediately behind these are sidings for storing railway excursion carriages. The slope up to the top of Daisy Hill shows old houses here being demolished under the slum clearance act, while new housing has been built along the continuation of New Bank Street. Daisy Hill Mill chimney can be seen and in the distance are the tall chimneys of Laneside Mills. There is also part of a pit tip of a Churwell colliery, a path round which was another approach to Daisy Hill. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Albion Mill site, view from (Morley)
Colour imageMay 1963. This view looking towards Middleton was taken from behind where the Albion Mill once stood, before being burned down in a fire in 1950, on the approximate site of the old windmill. Before the Parish Church was built in 1830, Church Street was called Windmill Hill Lane and Chapel Hill was originally Windmill Hill. For many years the windmill was used to grind corn, but about 1780 it was decided to try to run some textile machinery in it like carders and scribblers, though not very successfully. The photograph was taken looking down on Morley gasworks. Behind them is the tip for Morley Main Colliery. On the right is the back of New Bank Street and Crank Mill chimney. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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