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Boote's Waterloo Tile Works, Burslem

The derelict workshops of T & R Boote's tile works in Burslem. The company started in Burslem in 1842 and later occupied the Waterloo Pottery, which lay between Waterloo Road and Nile Street, from 1850. ...

Bostock's shoe factory after the fire, Stafford

Burnt out interior of Edwin Bostock's shoe factory, Foregate Street, Stafford after a major fire. Edwin Bostock's shoe factory was originally in Foregate Street, Stafford, but was destroyed by fire ...

Bostock's shoe factory fire, Stafford

Workmen clearing rubble in the burnt-out remains of Edwin Bostock's shoe factory, Foregate Street, Stafford. Edwin Bostock's shoe factory was originally in Foregate Street, Stafford, but was destroyed ...

Boulton Paul Aircraft Factory, Pendeford, Wolverhampton

This photograph is taken of Boulton Paul's factory shop floor. It shows three men undertaking repairs on a Boulton Paul aircraft tail turret type 'E' which was fitted to a Halifax Bomber. Boulton ...

Bradley's Clothing Factory, Kettlebrook, Tamworth

Braiding Machine Room, Job White & Sons Ltd, Compton Mills, Leek

Brickworks, Cradley Heath

Women and men workers inside a brickworks at Cradley Heath. Image courtesy of Birmingham Library.

Brickworks, Cradley Heath

Women and men workers removing bricks from a kiln at a Cradley Heath brickworks. Image courtesy of Birmingham Library.

Bridge Street, Uttoxeter

A view of Bridge Street looking towards the Market Place. Bamford's Agricultural Works can be seen on the left hand side. The spire of St. Mary's Parish Church can be seen in the distance to the right. ...

British Reinforced Concrete Factory, Stafford

A view of the office blook which faced onto Lichfield Road, built between 1924 and 1926. The British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Company manufactured reinforced concrete structures and made steel ...

British Reinforced Concrete, Factory Canteen, Stafford,

The British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Company manufactured reinforced concrete structures and made steel mesh for reinforcing concrete. The company moved from Manchester to Stafford in 1926, building ...

British Soda Co. Ltd., Open Pan Process, Stafford,

This workman is skimming the salt pan, a process which separates salt crystals from brine as it is heated in large shallow pans. This is known as the open pan process. Brine deposits were discovered ...

British Soda Co. Ltd., Open Pan Salt Works, Stafford, (2)

Here two workmen are bagging salt in the storehouse. Brine deposits were discovered under Stafford Common in 1877, during a search for water supplies for the town. In 1893 the Stafford Salt and Alkali ...

British Soda Co. Ltd., Open Pan Salt Works, Stafford, (3)

In this photograph a workman shovels salt into tubs. Once the salt had dried the tubs would be turned upside down to produce blocks of salt. Brine deposits were discovered under Stafford Common in ...

British Soda Co. Ltd., Open Pan Salt Works, Stafford, (4)

The workman is lifting blocks of salt onto a conveyor belt. Brine deposits were discovered under Stafford Common in 1877, during a search for water supplies for the town. In 1893 the Stafford Salt ...

British Soda Co. Ltd., Open Pan Salt Works, Stafford, (5)

The man on the left is bagging ground lump salt, on the right the bags are being sewn using a mechanical stitcher. Brine deposits were discovered under Stafford Common in 1877, during a search for ...

Brushing.

Pottery factory interior showing a woman brushing bone china tea cups on a machine. Brushing the ware ensured the ware was free from dust or grit prior to glazing. Taken at the Shelley pottery factory, ...

Building the clammins, Sutherland Works, Longton

Pottery factory interior with a view of a loaded kiln stacked with saggars prior to firing. The man is ‘building the clammins’, a temporary seal in the wall of the oven with an access point through which ...