Sadly, despite efforts at preservation, the fairground at the upper end is now closed and removed. Here is the Prod Lane entrance today, just down the road from the Lucy Hall terminus.
The film clip also shows another scary ride ...
Mr Wood (fairground owner) was responsible for another major attraction at Shipley Glen. Wood realised that the hillside could also be used to create a thrilling ride. The ride he built two years later was called the Toboggan Run, and was a very early white knuckle ride. Riders were hauled up the slide by on a cable car and then careered back down in a small toboggan-on-wheels. The ride, built entirely from wood, was billed as the “longest, widest, steepest ever erected on Earth'. Unfortunately, several people were injured in 1900 when a hawser broke from a carriage, so it was quickly removed.
Plus ça change; what goes around, comes around!
It is unlikely that fbb will ever be in the Bradford area on a Sunday, but ...
... another piece of transport history to add to the ever growing "to do" list.