“Lockwood Viaduct” by Brian Fawcett

A painting of Lockwood Viaduct by artist Brian Fawcett, circa 1900.

Lockwood Viaduct
Lockwood Viaduct

Out of frame to the lower left is Meltham Junction, where the Meltham Branch Line separated from the Penistone Line. The train in the foreground appears to be making its way towards Meltham.

Presumably Fawcett set up his easel on Hanson Lane, as I wasn’t standing too far away from where he painted it when I took this photo 115 years later:

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