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A small town in the Rossendale Valley famous for its association with footwear manufacturing and quarrying. It has a unique 'shopping arcade" dating back to the 19th century.

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Keywords:ELR, east lancashire railway, footwear, irwell, lancashire, quarrying, rivers, rossendale, thrutch, tunnels, waterfoot

HRS 3934 Irwell Thrutch tunnel looking W c1970

HRS 3934 Irwell Thrutch tunnel looking W  c1970

HRS 3933 River Irwell, The Thrutch snow c1970

HRS 3933 River Irwell, The Thrutch snow c1970

HRS 3247 Waterfoot station c1920

HRS 3247 Waterfoot station c1920

HRS 1883 Thrutch tunnel, Waterfoot

HRS 1883 Thrutch tunnel, Waterfoot

HRS 6485 Waterfoot, Bacup 2005

HRS 6485 Waterfoot, Bacup 2005

HRS 6486 Weir on Irwell near Waterfoot 2005

HRS 6486 Weir on Irwell near Waterfoot 2005

HRS 6487 Waterfoot, washing-lines over the Irwell 2005

HRS 6487 Waterfoot, washing-lines over the Irwell 2005

HRS 6488 Waterfoot, houses steps to Irwell 2005

HRS 6488 Waterfoot, houses steps to Irwell 2005

HRS 6489 Waterfoot riverside houses 2005

HRS 6489 Waterfoot riverside houses 2005

HRS 6490 Waterfoot riverside housing 2005

HRS 6490 Waterfoot riverside housing 2005

HRS 6491 Waterfoot, RS Ireland black pudding makers 2005

HRS 6491 Waterfoot, RS Ireland black pudding makers 2005

HRS 6492 Waterfoot, general view riverside housing 2005

HRS 6492 Waterfoot, general view riverside housing 2005

HRS 6493 Waterfoot, Victoria Parade 2005

HRS 6493 Waterfoot, Victoria Parade 2005

HRS 6494 Waterfoot shops etc 2005

HRS 6494 Waterfoot shops etc 2005

HRS 6495 Waterfoot Arcade and shops 2005

HRS 6495 Waterfoot Arcade and shops 2005

HRS 6496 Waterside buildings shop fronts 2005

HRS 6496 Waterside buildings shop fronts 2005

HRS 6497 Waterfoot arcade shops 2005

HRS 6497 Waterfoot arcade shops 2005

HRS 6498 Irwell at Waterfoot 2005

HRS 6498 Irwell at Waterfoot 2005