What A Lovely Place To Live

A Memory of Baildon

I used to live on Lucy Hall Drive and well remember walking/biking over Baildon Moors to Ilkley Moors. If you lived in the area, the trip on The Glen Railway was free. I loved the sound of the metal cable supports whirring round and the speed of the railway. I remember Robert Emmott's bike wheel getting caught between the station platform and the train resulting in a slightly bent wheel!
My father told me the rails were from one of the family coal mines in Old Farnley.
When I was older I used to frequent the Malt Shovel - happy times there.

A memory shared by W Howard , on Dec 21st, 2012.

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