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Potteries landscape from Brick Kiln Lane

A view north from Brick Kiln Lane towards the two spoil heaps at Shelton and Sneyd Collieries. The building to the extreme right is the Etruria Works of Twyfords (Sanitaryware) built on the site of Barnum ...

Potteries landscape from Navigation Road, Burslem.

Bert Bentley was looking east over Burslem from the top of Navigation Road. Just to the right of the bottle ovens is the short tower of St John's Church (a grade II listed building). The tower is the ...

Presentation at Littleton Colliery

Colliery manager Ted Blakeley (left) presents a framed copy of the Littleton logo to its creator (an un-named local teenager ). The logo resulted from a competition run locally to promote the colliery. ...

Pump Street, Stoke upon Trent

This is a view south east from near the top of Pump Street at Honeywall. Epworth Street is at the bottom. The side of the large building at the bottom of Pump Street is the 2000 seat Essoldo Cinema, previously ...

Racecourse colliery, Cobridge

Racecourse colliery, Cobridge (1840-1941).This photograph could well be one of the oldest colliery photographs in existence. Three shafts were sunk on the site of the old Hanley race-course – hence ...

Railway lines and colliery buildings, Lea Hall Colliery, Rugeley

This photograph shows the railway sidings nearing completion. Lea Hall was the first colliery planned and sunk by the National Coal Board. The two shafts were started in 1954 and sunk to a depth ...

Royal Visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Birchenwood Colliery, Kidsgrove

King George V and Queen Mary visited Birchenwood Colliery on the second day of their tour of north Staffordshire. They had stayed overnight at Crewe Hall. Birchenwood colliery opened in the 1890s, ...

Shield winners outside Littleton Colliery

The shields are thought to have been awarded for inter-colliery sporting competitions. Left is Brian Mellor (Overman), right, Roy Metcalfe (Deputy). Cannock and Huntington Collieries Company started ...

Sideway from Rookery Lane, Stoke-on-Trent

This was the view eastwards from Rookery Lane towards the Staffordshire Collieries and Iron works in Sideway. Alongside are the spoil tips of the coal and iron works. This is now the site of the Bet 365 ...

Silverdale Colliery pit head, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This picture of Silverdale Colliery pit head was taken in June 1976. At the time it was one of the few remaining tandem head gears in the country and had been in existence for over 100 years. This image ...

Silverdale colliery tunnel, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is an underground tunnel at Silverdale Colliery in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Silverdale, which ceased production in December 1998, was the last coal mine to close in the Potteries area. This image is ...

Silverdale County Primary School Colliery visit

Pupils from Silverdale County Primary School on a visit to Silverdale Colliery in 1980. Included are Paul Middleton, Martin Evans and Alan Myatt. Silverdale Colliery opened in 1830, to provide coal ...

Silverdale County Primary School Colliery visit

Pupils from Silverdale County Primary School on a visit to Silverdale Colliery 1980. Silverdale Colliery opened in 1830, to provide coal for the Silverdale Ironworks. A mechanisation programme began ...

Sinking of the staple shaft, Littleton Colliery

View of miners with a sinking shaft underground. The round cage suspended by the cable is descending into the hole. The miner in front of the hole to the left is using a pneumatic drill. Both miners are ...

Sneyd Colliery and spoil tip from Sneyd Street, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking north from Sneyd Street towards the Sneyd Colliery spoil tip that ran alongside Leek New Road. Some of the winding gear is visible behind and to the left of the tip. Immediately in front of the ...

Sneyd Colliery from Nile Street, Burslem

The camera is looking east from the top of Adelaide Street at the junction with Nile Street towards Sneyd Colliery and Brickworks. The colliery eventually had four shafts mining house and steam coal and ...

Sneyd Colliery ropeway from Adkins Street, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking north east from the end of Adkins Street towards the pulley wheel and pylon on the end of the aerial ropeway or cableway which connected Sneyd Colliery and Brickworks with its spoil tip. The colliery ...

Sneyd Colliery tip from Jug Bank, Cobridge

This is the view north east from near The Jug Inn on Sneyd Street in Cobridge. Sneyd Colliery spoil tip is on the right with the winding gear, chimneys and aerial cableway to the left. Just in front of ...