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Canal scene at Horseley Fields, Wolverhampton

The building on the left is the Union Flour Mill. Situated on the Birmingham Canal Navigations Mainline, the steam-powered mill commenced production in 1813. It was owned by the Wolverhampton Flour ...

Canal wharf buildings, Cheddleton

Wharf buildings on the Caldon Canal at 10, Cheadle Road, Cheddleton.

Case of the Company of Proprietors of the Navigation from the Trent to the Mersey - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Canals were among the most impressive - not to mention controversial - engineering enterprises of the 18th century. In this pamphlet, the Trent and Mersey Canal Company outline their case for creating ...

Charles Bunting steam truck

This steam truck was operated by Charles Bunting Limited, a firm of breakers based in Uttoxeter. Steam trucks were closely related to the heavy traction engines often used in agriculture between 1840 ...

Chauffeur in Daimler Car, Creswell Hall,

Alfred Bate was chauffeur to the Meakin family of Creswell Hall. He is seen here in an early Daimler car.

Chauffeurs, Shugborough Hall,

Two chauffeurs from the Shugborough Estate. On the left is George Rose. On the right is the Anson Britzchka Chariot or Dormeuse, which is now held in the County Museum's collection. On the left is ...

Cheadle Station, Engine No. 12. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Cheadle Station including a steam engine marked No. 12 and passengers waiting on the platform. Cheadle Station was the terminus of the Cheadle Railway, which was worked by the North Staffordshire ...

Cheshire’s Bakery, Lion Street, Rugeley

This view of Cheshire’s Bakery and Grocery shop was taken outside 21 Lion Street, Rugeley. Cheshire’s started in the 1790s and over the years operated from various addresses in Rugeley including Sheep ...

Chuffeurs and friends on Cannock Chase,

Shugborough's chauffeurs with friends and family on a day out on Cannock Chase. At the back is Lawrence Nelson (Head Chauffeur at Shugborough) and a family friend. In the middle row is Alice Nelson, ...

Church Party from Darlaston Hall, Stone

James Meakin with his family in an open carriage known as a Landau; they are dressed for church. Mr Meakin, a pottery manufacturer, owned Darlaston Hall from 1880. The hall was remained in the Meakin ...

Coal Delivery, "Chatterley Whitfield"

Coal for the domestic hearth. An old man leads his donkey and cart in the muddy lane outside Whitfield House in winter.

Coal Merchant's Shop Window, Stafford,

Coal Truck. Photographed by William Blake.

This wagon belonged to and was built by Edward Eastwood of Chesterfield , hence the "E E" on the wagon side and on the axleboxes ("EEC"). Additionally it it is known from records at the National Archives ...

Coal Trucks & Steam Engine. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of coal trucks and a steam engine. Unknown location.

Comparative Calculations - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

During 1796, a fierce debate was raging in Stoke-on-Trent over controversial proposals to build a new canal. The new canal promised to link Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire with the Cheshire Canal ...

Connaught Street, Tunstall

The corner of Connaught Street (originally named Albert Street) and Tunstall High Street (on the right). The Glass & Pottery Company' main premises were just on the corner, at 23 High Street. They ...

Co-operative Milk Service Van.

Very little is known about this photograph. The crushed vehicle has writing above the windscreen which reads, Co-operative Milk Service. If you can provide any further information about this photograph ...

Cratemaker.

View of a cratemaking company yard. In the foreground is the company truck and Mr. W. J. Shenton is pictured holding the horse. The long hazel rods used in crate making can be seen in the background, ...