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Clarence Street Brewery, Burton-on-Trent

After the death of Peter Walker, the brewery's founder, the business was managed by trustees.

Colwich Railway Junction

A view of Colwich junction taken from the old signal box. A Stanier 8F 2-8-0 locomotive is on the 'up' track. This was the site of the head on collision that took place on Friday 19 September 1986.

Colwich Railway Junction

Looking north west towards Colwich junction. A steam locomotive and carriages approaching the junction along the Trent Valley line.

Colwich Railway Station

A view of the platforms and station buildings at Colwich Station. A Stanier 'Black Five' locomotive can be seen on the 'down' platform. stopping train. The chimney in the distance belongs to Colwich ...

Combridge Crossing, near Rocester

A pannier tank locomotive pulling three carriages over Combridge Crossing, near Rocester. Image copyright H.B. Oliver. The Oliver Collection of photographs is held at the National Railway Museum, York....

Conduit Colliery, No. 3 Colliery, Norton Canes

View of colliery buildings, with three head frames or head gears and three chimneys in the background. Railway lines with coal tubs in the foreground. Conduit Colliery Company had several collieries ...

Construction workers, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

Local railway stock from West Cannock Colliery was requisitioned to haul the raw materials to build the Camps. This image shows London and North Western Railway rolling stock and may well be in the very ...

Crown Maltings, Burton-on-Trent

The Crown Maltings as viewed from the Midland Railway. The owners of the brewery were L & G. Meakin.

Derailment at Rocester

The derailment of the 9.20 Hill House Camden at 11.51pm on the up line near Rocester, which took place on 27 August 1959.

Derailment, Stafford Station,

Derby Lightweight Train at Stafford Station

This British Rail Derby Lightweight train with yellow whiskers ('cat’s whiskers') on the cab front is pictured standing at the south end of platform 2 at Stafford Station before departing for Birmingham. ...

Diesel engines and carriages, Colwich

Pictured just south of Colwich brickyard are Derby-built English Electric diesel 'twins' 10001 and 10000 on the 'up' London express. 10000 was built in 1947 and was delivered just in time to have LMS ...

Diesel-electric locomotive, English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured is a typical diesel-electric locomotive of a type that the London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) ordered from the English Electric Company on 25 June 1941. The order was for one hundred ...

Donkey Rides, Alton Towers

The gardens at Alton Towers re-opened to the public after World War II in 1952. During the 1960s, under the management of Denis and Anthony Bagshaw, Alton Towers became an increasingly popular visitor ...

Ecton, Manifold Valley

A view of Manifold Valley Light Railway, near Ecton. The farm in foreground is 'The Lee'. The spoil heaps of Ecton copper mine can be seen top right. The railway had a short lifespan, running between ...

Empty goods train at Cheadle Station

A train of empty wagons stands at the platform at Cheadle station in the early 1980s. The Cheadle branch line was opened in 1892, although trains did not reach Cheadle itself until 1st January 1901. ...

Engine Shed at Cauldon Low

The North Staffordshire Railway engine shed at Cauldon Low with side tipper wagons and a water bowser. This photograph was taken after the line closed and before the track was lifted. This area also contained ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured is the Steel ‘Plate’ Yard at the English Electric Works, Stafford, in an area close to the West Coast Main Line, Queensville Bridge and the A34 Lichfield Road. The buildings in the background ...