21 lost pictures of Calderdale from deep in the archive

21 pictures of life in Calderdale from deep in the archive

We're taking a look at life in Calderdale before the turn of the millennium with these pictures found deep in the Halifax Courier and Yorkshire Post archives - can you recognise anyone you know?

To see our other nostalgic picture galleries, click here to see things you can no longer do in Halifax town centre, here for a night out at Maggie's and click here to see iconic nightclubs of Halifax through the ages.

A familiar scene if you have ever stopped outside a rock shop at a seaside resort. Only this "puller", Robert Brown, dealt with chocolate centres at Mackintosh sweet factory.

5. December 1963

A familiar scene if you have ever stopped outside a rock shop at a seaside resort. Only this "puller", Robert Brown, dealt with chocolate centres at Mackintosh sweet factory.
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Rail enthusiasts flocked in their thousands to Summit Tunnel between Todmorden and Littleborough  for a unique experience in 1985 as it was the first time that the public was allowed to walk en masse through a working tunnel.

6. August 1985

Rail enthusiasts flocked in their thousands to Summit Tunnel between Todmorden and Littleborough for a unique experience in 1985 as it was the first time that the public was allowed to walk en masse through a working tunnel.
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Eureka! held an inventors' workshop day back in 1999. Eureka worker, Debra Gaines, centre,dressed as Alexander Graham Bell, explains how the telephone works to Felicia Chisell,7, left and Adam Ellison, 8.

7. July 1999

Eureka! held an inventors' workshop day back in 1999. Eureka worker, Debra Gaines, centre,dressed as Alexander Graham Bell, explains how the telephone works to Felicia Chisell,7, left and Adam Ellison, 8.
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The Mayor of Calderdale, Councillor David Fox and the captain of Halifax, Mr. Chris Anderson, with the team's Rugby League trophy at the 1987 reception for the club at Halifax Town Hall.

8. May 1987

The Mayor of Calderdale, Councillor David Fox and the captain of Halifax, Mr. Chris Anderson, with the team's Rugby League trophy at the 1987 reception for the club at Halifax Town Hall.
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