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Gailey Wharf

Gailey Wharf stands on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, which was engineered by James Brindley and opened in May 1772. The embattled tower is a cottage designed by Brindley. In the foreground ...

Gailey Wharf

19th century Cottages at Gailey Wharf on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal.

Harecastle Tunnels, Kidsgrove

The Brindley (on the right) and Telford (on the left) canal tunnels can be seen here. The Brindley canal tunnel was designed by James Brindley and was opened in 1777. The tunnel took many years to complete ...

Harecastle Tunnels, Kidsgrove

N.S.R. engineering narrowboat moored alongside the towpath between the Brindley legging tunnel and the Thomas Telford additional parallel tunnel with towpath. A working narrowboat, J. & G. Meakin's ...

Haywood lock, Great Haywood

A canal boat passing through the lock on the Trent and Mersey Canal by Trent Lane in Great Haywood. The stone canal bridge links Great Haywood (left) with the Essex Bridge and the Shugborough estate ...

Hazlehurst Aqueduct, near Endon

The Hazlehurst Aqueduct was built in 1841 to carry the Leek Branch of the Caldon Canal over the main branch.

Hazlehurst Canal Junction, near Endon

A view of Hazlehurst Junction, where the Leek branch leaves the main branch of the Caldon Canal. To the left can be seen the towpath bridge of 1842, and in the centre is the lock-keeper's cottage.

Hazlehurst Canal Junction, near Endon

A winter's view of Hazlehurst Junction, where the Leek branch leaves the main branch of the Caldon Canal. To the left can be seen the towpath bridge of 1842, and in the centre is the lock-keeper's cottage....

High Bridge, Norbury

High Bridge from the south. It is sited on the Shropshire Union Canal near Norbury. From the County Archaeology photograph collection held at Staffordshire Record Office.

High Bridge, Norbury

Slightly water damaged, this glass negative image shows a boat trip at High Bridge with its distinctive double arch over the Shropshire Union canal near Norbury. Photographer: Harry Osbourne of Woodseaves....

Horninglow Canal Wharf, Burton-on-Trent

Two barges in the frozen basin of Horninglow Canal Wharf.

Horse drawn narrowboat, Caldon Canal

A working narrowboat being pulled along by a horse and driver, on the Caldon Canal between Consall Forge and Froghall.

James Brindley

James Brindley (1716-1772) was a civil engineer and was a pioneering builder of canals. His engineering works include the Bridgewater Canal which links Manchester and Liverpool, the Trent and Mersey ...

Junction of the Caldon and Trent & Mersey Canals at Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph shows the junction of the Trent & Mersey Canal (to the right) with the Caldon Canal (left) at Etruria. On the right is the summit lock (lock 40) of the Trent & Mersey Canal, which at ...

Kingsley - Bridge at Froghall: sepia drawing

'Bridge at Frogall Chain near Kingsley, Staffordshire,' showing a substantial bridge [over a canal.]'J. C. Buckler.'

Kingsley Banks. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Kingsley Banks and a narrow boat on the Caldon Canal at Consall, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Leek Canal Basin

Narow boat moored at Leek Canal Basin. The white building is the Goods Office, with a warehouse on the right with its derrick crane. In the background is Leek Station down platform with water tower. ...

Leek Canal Tunnel

The north portal of Leek Canal Tunnel, a 130 yard tunnel on the Caldon to Leek branch of the Trent and Mersey Canal. The tunnel was restored in 1984. Image copyright K.B. Oliver. The Oliver Collection ...