EPW040265 ENGLAND (1932). The town, Selby, from the south-west, 1932

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Title [EPW040265] The town, Selby, from the south-west, 1932
Reference EPW040265
Date September-1932
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Place name SELBY
Parish SELBY
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 460983, 432011
Longitude / Latitude -1.0744229036409, 53.780634606634
National Grid Reference SE610320

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The Cawood branch; the line curved away north shortly off this photo, then crossed the Selby Dam on its way to Wistow and Cawood. The line closed to passengers on 1 January 1930 and closed completely on 2 May 1960.

DaveH
Thursday 19th of October 2017 07:00:33 PM
Originally the locoshed of the Cawood, Wistow and Selby Light Railway. Used for railwaymen's mutual improvement classes until it was demolished in 1963.

DaveH
Thursday 19th of October 2017 06:57:49 PM
Bowling green football ground

gBr
Friday 3rd of March 2017 01:39:08 PM
This section of track now closed - trains use the curve on the triangular layout to the right.

John W
Monday 2nd of January 2017 04:28:10 PM
Line to York - replaced by the Selby diversion. From Selby to Riccall the trackbed has been used for the A19; north of Riccall it is now a cycle route number 65, Trans-Pennine trail etc.

John W
Monday 2nd of January 2017 04:25:05 PM

John W
Monday 2nd of January 2017 04:21:52 PM
Locomotive shed

John W
Monday 2nd of January 2017 04:20:07 PM
Line from Leeds and other points to the west.

John W
Monday 2nd of January 2017 04:19:14 PM
East Coast main line from Doncaster. Still in use but not for main line services.

John W
Monday 2nd of January 2017 04:18:12 PM
Line to Gilberdyke and Hull - still in use.

John W
Monday 2nd of January 2017 04:16:07 PM
In 1932, the station to serve Gilberdyke was Staddlethorpe Junction.

John Wass
Tuesday 15th of January 2019 02:26:34 PM
Line to Market Weighton and Driffield, opened 1848, closed 1965. Connected with the Derwent Valley Light Railway at Cliff Common.

John W
Monday 2nd of January 2017 04:15:05 PM
Selby Swingbridge, once used by the East Coast mainline, but bypassed some years ago when the Selby coal field was being developed. Still used by the more local services.

John W
Monday 2nd of January 2017 03:59:53 PM
St James' church. Subsequently lost it's spire when hit by a bomber from RAF Ricall during an ill-fated training flight. A Halifax bomber collided with the spire of St James’ Church on 10th may 1944 and flattened a number of houses on Portholme Drive. The crew of five Australians and two RAF personnel were killed, as well as eight civilians.

Graeme H
Monday 16th of November 2015 10:03:09 PM

Graeme H
Monday 16th of November 2015 09:57:23 PM
St Mary's RC primary school until c1976 when it relocated to a new building on Baffam Lane

Graeme H
Monday 16th of November 2015 09:56:46 PM
Westbourne Grove as it now is, built in c1962, 30 years later

Graeme H
Monday 16th of November 2015 09:54:53 PM