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Female Railway Workers, Stafford

During the First World War women filled the vacancies left by the men who had entered military service. These women were employed in the heavy and dirty work of cleaning engines. They are pictured ...

Female Railway Workers, Stafford,

During the First World War women filled the vacancies left by the men who had entered military service. These women were employed in the heavy and dirty work of cleaning engines. They are pictured ...

Four Ashes Railway Station, near Brewood

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

GEC, Lichfield Road, Stafford

Pictured is the construction of a new Diesel Generator House for the GEC Works on Lichfield Road, Stafford. On completion three diesel generators would be housed in this building. The combined ratings ...

Goods Receiving Department, Siemens Bros. factory, Stafford

Workers from the Goods Receiving Department with saddle tank locomotive at Siemens Brothers Dynamo Works, Stafford in about 1905. Siemens Bros. Electrical Engineering Works opened its Lichfield Road ...

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 yard, Stoke Railway Station

Pacific locomotive "City of Stoke-on-Trent", No. 46254 on display at the goods yard to mark the jubilee of the City of Stoke-on-Trent.

Goods yard, Stoke Railway Station

North Staffordshire Railway Locomotive No. 2 on display at the goods yard to mark the Jubilee of the City of Stoke-on-Trent.

Gypsum Mine, Fauld

The entrance to Staton's Gypsum Mine at Fauld, near Tutbury. A locomotive is seen hauling large blocks of gypsum (calcium sulphate). Mining at Fauld began in the 19th century. By the 1890s there ...

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 ...

Ian Allan Potteries Express. Circa 1959.

The Ian Allan Potteries Express train, hauled by a 2-6-0 steam engine No 42922, enters Leek station with a train full of railway enthusiasts bound for Macclesfield. The train stopped here for a while, ...

Ian Allan Potteries Express, Leek

This photograph shows the engine, number 42922 that hauled the Ian Allan Potteries Express enthusiasts' train. Here it takes on water at Leek station on a warm spring's day. The coach had large viewing ...

Irish Mail train, Cheshire.

This may be the Irish Mail train locomotive on the London and North Western Railway, pictured at an unknown location in Cheshire. The tender does not have coal rails fitted: the London and North Western ...

Knotty Rail Motor

Early attempts at motorising the railways met with varying degrees of success. Built by Beyer & Peacock, the Knotty Rail Motor combined a locomotive and carriage in one unit. The North Staffordshire ...

L. & N.W. Scottish Express Train, Milford,

London and North Western Scottish express train passing through Milford and Brocton Station. Milford Station closed in 1956.

Last day of generation at Meaford B Power Station

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This video is a record of the last day of generation at Meaford B Power Station. The video includes a short film of one of the Meaford locomotives saved for preservation and now preserved at the Foxfield ...

Last passenger train to Cheadle

A seven coach train, a special to Alton Towers on 28th March 1985. Pictured on the bank coming up from Cresswell to Tean station on the Cheadle branch line. The Cheadle branch line was opened in 1892, ...

Last Rail Journey on the Stafford to Uttoxeter Line

The Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area) ran the last train on the Uttoxeter to Stafford line on 1957. The locomotive is seen here arriving at Chartley & Stowe (Stowe-by-Chartley) Station with ...