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Uttoxeter Station

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Dove Bank Station was the original Churnet Valley station at Uttoxeter. Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby called at the company’s Bridge Street station. To save passengers the inconvenience of travelling ...

Uttoxeter station

Pictured here in around 1960, Uttoxeter remained an important junction on the route of the old North Staffordshire Railway. To the south - behind the camera - the line still runs around the edge of ...

Uttoxeter Station

A local train pulls into Uttoxeter station on a bright spring day in 1915. This train, pulled by a small tank engine, could be terminating here, or it could be travelling on to Ashbourne and Buxton. ...

Uttoxeter station football team

Twelve members of the Uttoxeter station football team pose for a photograph during the 1960s. This image is included by kind permission of the Churnet Valley Railway.

View of The Churnet Valley Railway, Uttoxeter

A photograph taken from the Uttoxeter Bypass bridge looking north towards Spath. The fields in the foreground left are now occupied by a scrap yard.

Village store and coffee house, Oakamoor

During the 1890s, this building doubled as both a village store and coffee house, serving the village of Oakamoor. It must have been quite a novelty for such a small village to have a coffee house; ...

Wall Grange Pumping Station, near Cheddleton

The building to the right of the image is the Staffordshire Potteries Water Works Company's Wall Grange Pumping Station, built in 1849 was the first one locally to have provided water to Stoke on Trent. ...

Wall Grange Station, near Cheddleton

Wall Grange Station was opened in 1873. The line was originally constructed as single track throughout from Milton Junction (where the line diverged from the Biddulph Valley line) to Leek Brook Junction. ...

Wall Grange Station, near Cheddleton

Wall Grange Station was opened in 1873. The line was originally constructed as single track throughout from Milton Junction (where the line diverged from the Biddulph Valley line) to Leek Brook Junction. ...

Water troughs

A Colwyn Bay to Walsall express train passes over the water troughs at Whitmore in the Autumn of 1933. Many steam engines were fitting with scoops on their tenders, allowing them to replenish their ...

Whitmore troughs. Circa 1930.

A fine view of the water troughs at Whitmore level on the Stafford-Crewe section of the former London & North Western Railway Co metals. A mixed goods train speeds through, but not taking on water. ...

Woodhead Colliery Company Bridge, Consall

This wooden bridge carried the double line of a tramway over the River Churnet, Caldon Canal and Churnet Valley Railway. It was used to carry stone from Kingsley Banks to the canal wharf. In the background ...