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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 ...

Installing the new signal box, Colwich

The installation of a new London Midland Railway Type 15 electro-mechanical signal box on the Trent Valley line at Colwich. An old LNWR signal box and steam locomotives can be seen in the distance. A ...

Ipstones Bank and Bolton's Copper Works, Froghall, Kingsley

Thomas Bolton & Sons set up a copper works at nearby Oakamoor in 1852-3. By 1890 there was no more room for expansion at Oakamoor so they began building at Froghall. Major extensions followed in the 1930s, ...

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 ...

L N W R Coal Wagon

Photograph taken in an unknown location, possibly Stafford, is from the Bertam Sinkinson collection. The wagon has run into the railway buffers. There is a sign for the 'Midland Railway Carriage and ...

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 Stafford to Uttoxeter line on 23 March 1957. This Staffordshire Newsletter picture was taken as the last train arrived at Chartley ...

Leacroft Colliery, Cannock

A postcard view of Leacroft Colliery which opened in 1874. It merged with Mid-Cannock Colliery in 1954 which in turn closed in 1967. Its location is now (June 2020) under the Poplars landfill site, Cannock. The ...

Leading Seaman, Roy Tittensor, Stafford Station

Pictured arriving at Stafford Railway Station is Leading Seaman Roy Tittensor, home from service in Korean waters and being welcomed by his brother-in-law, mother, sister, Mrs Marion Goodwin and his father. ...

Leek & Manifold Light Railway

A view of a train on the Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway between Redhurst and Wetton Mill, moving north. The railway had a short lifespan, running between 1904 and 12 March 1934. The route of the ...

Leek & Manifold Light Railway, Manifold Valley

A view of a train on the Leek & Manifold Valley Light Railway between Redhurst and Wetton Mill, moving south past Darfur Crags. The railway had a short lifespan, running between 1904 and 12 March 1934. ...

Leek & Manifold Light Railway, Waterhouses

A view of the Leek & Manifold Valley Light Railway as it leaves Waterhouses and enters the Hamps Valley. The railway had a short lifespan, running between 1904 and 12 March 1934. The route of the railway ...

Leek & Manifold Light Railway, Wetton Mill

An image from Staffordshire Country Magazine, May 1989 showing Wetton Mill Railway Station in the Manifold Valley on the Leek and Manifiold Light Railway. The railway had a short lifespan, running between ...

Leek & Manifold Valley Light Railway

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A favourite trip out was to the Manifold Valley – and a ride on the Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway, which was closed down in 1934. Passengers would travel on the North Staffordshire Railway via ...

Leek goods yard

A dirty Standard Class 4 locomotive numbered 75030 pulls away from Leek yard in Staffordshire with an empty load of wagons. This picture was taken in 1966 when steam was becoming a rarer sight on Britain's ...

Leek railway station

A passenger service leaves Leek station on a wet day in 1960. Leek, in Staffordshire, was a mill town, hence one of the tall factory chimmneys still standing. The station is now the site of Morrisons ...