Loading limestone at Froghall

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Date:1905 - 1907 (c.)

Description:Workmen loading limestone onto a boat on the Caldon Canal at Froghall, with the lime kilns smoking in the background. The boat, 'Edgar' belongs to Brunner, Mond & Co. Ltd. of Winnington and Sandbach, Cheshire. Brunner and Mond formed a partnership in 1873 to produce soda ash at a new factory at Winnington on the River Weaver.

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Donor ref:P2016.003.0169 (37/31650)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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