Heap Bridge Spur.

Version 1 - February 2009

The spur left the Bury to Rochdale line just after the M66 headed across the fields until it came to the first bridge across Heap Brow.

Left - what's left of the bridge across Heap Brow.

Below Left - looking towards Bury.

Below - looking towards the goods shed.

Left - the odd engine shed / goods stations on Bury New road. Now a tile shop.

Below Left - Looking down Bury New road towards Bury. On the left was Yates Duxbury mill No1 now a oil firm and petrol station, and on the right was Yates Duxbury mill No 2. Both these mills where served by the railway.

Below - top of the bridge looking away from the engine shed.

Below - the top of the bridge looking towards the engine shed.
Below - looking towards the Bridge Hall Mills.
Below the bridge looking away from the engine shed and towards Bridge Hall Mills
Below the bridge looking towards the engine shed and away from Bridge Hall Mills

 

Left - Stone work built up from the river to carry the line down to Yates Duxbury mill No 2.

Below - Stone work to built up on the other side of the line to Yates Duxbury mill No 2.

 

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