Central Station Wagon Hoist

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Central Station Wagon Hoist. This steam-powered railway wagon hoist was one of a pair that stood on each side of the viaduct leading to the station goods warehouse. They raised and lowered wagons between the viaduct and the goods yard below. Built for the Lancashire & Yorkshire and London & North Western Railways in the 1850s, the hoists remained in use until the 1950s

Wellington Place, Leeds, United Kingdom where they sited