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English Electric Co., Stafford

This photograph was taken looking south near to the West Coast Main Line and the Queensville Bridge at the English Electric Co.'s Lichfield Road Site in Stafford. On the right are factory buildings ...

Etruria Gas Works, Stoke on Trent

Overview of Etruria Gas Works with Stoke-on-Trent beyond. The gas works opened in 1904. The large gas holder back left was dismantled in 1991.

Etruria Station, Stoke-on-Trent

The view from Etruria Station looking south along the up line. On the left are the gas holders of Etruria gasworks. The train of tankers is heading towards Stoke. Etruria Station opened in 1848 by ...

Euston to Manchester train, Colwich

The 'Mancunian' London Midland and Scottish Railway Euston to Manchester train in a photograph taken from the Trent & Mersey Canal towpath, near Colwich.

Facade of the Black Eagle Brewery from Derby Street, Burton-on-Trent

Truman, Hanbury and Buxton's brewery.

Fancy Dress, Stafford Common,

Floods, Stafford Railway Station

View from Newport Road bridge, looking towards Doxey. A long period of rainy weather resulted in the River Sow rising to its highest level ever recorded, flooding the railway station and stopping all ...

Four Ashes Railway Station, near Brewood

Four Ashes station stood on the Grand Junction line which was opened on 4 July 1837.

Foxfield Colliery, Dilhorne (1880-1965)

Foxfield Colliery was situated in the Cheadle coalfield, where coal-extraction goes back to the seventeenth century. Although work started on sinking the first shaft (752ft deep) at Foxfield in 1880, ...

Foxfield Steam Railway

Rolling stock storage, some awaiting renovation by the Society. The Foxfield Railway was built in 1892-1893 to provide a link to the national railway network for the Foxfield Colliery, on the Stoke-Derby ...

Goods train at Cheadle Station

A Sand train arrives 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. The last passenger train ...

Goods wagon

Photograph taken in an unknown location, possibly Stafford, is from the Bertam Sinkinson collection. The wagons and carriages do not appear to be on the railway tracks. One goods waggon is loaded with ...

Goods Yard, Cresswell

Navvies working on the Cheadle Railway construction. The small signal box in the background was used to shunt the goods yard.

Grimwades Ltd, Winton Pottery, Elgin Works, Stoke

Grimwades Ltd.'s pottery factory, a view from the tow path on the Trent and Mersey Canal looking across the railway line. Messrs. Grimwade Brothers established their Winton Pottery (Stoke) in about 1886. ...

Hartshill railway station, Stoke-on-Trent

A photograph taken from a wagon in the siding at Hartshill and Basford Halt. The camera is looking west towards the mouth of the tunnel taking the line to Newcastle. The station, opened in 1905, was on ...

Hednesford basin, Cannock Canal Extension, Hednesford

Working narrow boats with two crew men and railway rolling stock in the background. The Hednesford basin was sited at the end of the Cannock extension to the Birmingham Canal Navigations and served the ...

Hednesford Railway Station

A 'pannier-tank' steam train waiting to depart in the direction of Cannock. The road bridge passes over the tracks in the background. The Booking Hall was reached from the far side of the road. The ...

Hixon Rail Disaster

Firemen on the roof of a train carriage. In the group of policemen bottom left are Sgt. John Riley (the Sergeant wearing the helmet) who was stationed at Stone, and the Constable on the extreme left without ...