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
    Place name SELBY
    Parish SELBY
    District
    Region
    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.

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    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.

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

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    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.

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    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.

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

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

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

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    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.

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

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    John W
    Monday 2nd of January 2017 04:16:07 PM
     Line to Market Weighton and Driffield, opened 1848, closed 1965. Connected with the Derwent Valley Light Railway at Cliff Common.

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    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.

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    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.

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

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    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

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

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