The Tunnel Past

The cover of the Queensbury Lines' Parliamentary plans. Taken during the tunnel's construction, this is the view towards the southern entrance with a temporary bridge spanning Strines cutting. The view looking south from the portal as the cutting curves into the distance. A classic view of Queensbury triangle, with the colliery tramway navigating its way under it. A gang of platelayers fettle the track near the tunnel's northern entrance. In recent times a rockfall partly blocked the entrance at the south end. Flooding has long since affected Strines cutting.
Photo 1 © Parliamentary Archives
Photos 2 & 3 from The History of the Great Northern Railway
Photo 4 © Bradford Central Library
Photos 6 & 7 © Stephen Prior

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