Helmsley

You may wonder how the Edinburgh Woollen Mill store in Helmsley relates to railways. Firstly their head office is Waverley Mill in Langholm, which sits alongside the former terminus of the Langholm branch running from the Waverley route, but secondly, and more pertinent, is that the stone arch over their Helmsley store entrance was created from the stone recovered from the demolished narrow humped overbridge HMY7 that gave access, across the Gilling to Pickering line, to Rye House Farm near Harome. See image 74246

Location: Helmsley

Company: Gilling to Pickering Line (North Eastern Railway)

Photographer: David Pesterfield

Contact photographer: David Pesterfield

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Date: 05/09/2020

Image number: 74272


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