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Middleton Broom Colliery, Town Street, old winding engine (Middleton) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View of an old winding engine located at the top of Middleton Broom Colliery, off Town Street. It was used to draw wagons up the steep incline between Broom Pit and Middleton Town Street. The incline was known as Rope Hill.
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Middleton Colliery Railway, Rope Hill (Middleton) (4 comments)
Black & White image30th November 1950. Middleton Colliery Railway, looking down the steep incline from Middleton Town Street to Broom Pit. The photograph shows a signal and points, situated where winding gear was used to help draw the wagons up the incline at Rope Hill. The extension of the waggonway to Holbeck prompted the first Railway Act of 1758.
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Middleton Colliery Railway, Rope Hill (Middleton) (3 comments)
Black & White image11th January 1951. Photograph of the winding gear used to draw wagons up the steep incline from Broom Pit to Middleton Town Street, on the Middleton Colliery Railway. Middleton Railway dates from 1758 with the passing of the first Railway Act of Parliament. The track initially went from the area at the bottom of the incline, which would later become known as Rope Hill, to Kidacre Street, Hunslet. The name 'Rope Hill' does not seem to have appeared until the mid to late 1810s.
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Rope Hill, detached house (Middleton) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. Large house in Middleton described as being near Rope Hill. A well dressed man reclines in a haystack in the foreground.
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