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Fowlea Brook at Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking north along the course of the Fowlea Brook in Etruria. Off to the right are the furnaces of Shelton Steel Works and in the haze to the left, the winding towers of Wolstanton Colliery. The railway ...

Fowlea Brook, Longbridge Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent

The view south from the bridge over the Fowlea Brook just north of Longport Station. At this point the Stoke on Trent City boundary runs along the brook: to the right is Newcastle under Lyme. On the ...

Goldendale furnaces and slag heaps, Tunstall

The Goldendale Ironworks was between the Trent & Mersey Canal and Tunstall Cemetery (off to the left) in the Chatterley Valley. The site is now open space and marked with a piece of public art; "Golden ...

Granflex Co Ltd works, Brick Kiln Lane, Stoke-on-Trent

A view north up the Fowlea Brook valley from Brick Kiln Lane area. In the foreground is the Granflex Roofing Co site. The company has been in Brick Kiln Lane since its foundation in 1949. In the far distance ...

Looking south over Westport Lake, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking south from Chatterley Road over Westport towards Wolstanton. The spire of St Margaret's Church in Wolstanton is to the right with the twin towers of Wolstanton Colliery in the centre. ...

Making steel ingots. Goldendale Ironworks

This photograph shows molten steel being poured into slab ingots at Goldendale Ironworks and was taken between 1950 and 1960. As you can see from the rising steam men employed at steel works often laboured ...

Malkin Tile Company, Newport Lane, Middleport

The camera is looking southwards along Newport Lane with Malkin's Encaustic Tile Works on the right. The large square building in the background is one of the rolling mills at Shelton steel works. Malkin ...

Mines, steelworks & iron foundries, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

The is a view north along the valley of the Fowlea Brook from Etruria Road at the bottom of Basford Bank. In the foreground is Hartley's Iron Foundry where many of the storm drain covers (or Hartlids) ...

Molten steel, Goldendale Ironworks, Stoke-on-Trent

This image was taken at Goldendale Ironworks between 1950 and 1960 and shows molten steel being poured. Despite our best efforts we have been unable to establish the copyright owner of this image although ...

Molten Steel, Shelton

A steelworker protects himself behind a shield and leather apron. He is taking the core temperature in a Kaldo steel making furnace prior to the molten steel being poured at the concast (continuous casting) ...

Panorama from Bedford Street, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from just north of the flight of locks at Bedford Street in Shelton. The camera is looking northwards along the Caldon Canal with the winding towers of Wolstanton Colliery on ...

Potteries Loop Line junction at Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the Etruria Road (formerly Lord Street) railway bridge and shows the Potteries Loop Line to Hanley going off past Shelton Steel works. The main railway line leads off to ...

Robert Hyde & Co, City Road, Stoke upon Trent

The sign over the entrance yard reads "Robert Hyde & Son Ltd. North Stafford Steel Foundry", a company founded in 1910. The City Road foundry was originally the North Staffordshire Railway Locomotive, ...

Safety training at Shelton Bar Steelworks, Stoke-on-Trent

The men in this picture are simulating an accident on the train lines serving Shelton Bar steelworks. The rescuers appear to be attempting to lift the casualty without touching the rails. It is likely ...

Shelton Bar and Messrs Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd.

Oil painting showing an industrial landscape and steel works. The railway line can be seen in the left foreground with Josiah Wedgwood's factory at Etruria in the middle distance to the right. Dimensions: ...

Shelton Bar from the Canal, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

Blast furnaces and crucible gantries at Shelton Bar steel works, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent. In the foreground is the Trent and Mersey Canal. Steel production at Shelton Bar ended in 1978 but the processing ...

Shelton Bar Steel Works, Etruria

The Trent and Mersey Canal passing through the Steel Works at Shelton Bar. Steel production at Shelton Bar ended in 1978 but the processing of existing steel continued in the rolling mills until the ...

Shelton Bar Steel Works, Stoke-on-Trent

Steel production at Shelton Bar ended in 1978 but the processing of existing steel continued in the rolling mills until 27th April 2002 when the plant finally shut down. Shelton Steel Works had its ...