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Canal Basin, Norbury Junction,

Norbury Junction was the junction between the Newport and the Liverpool and Birmingham sections of the Shropshire Union Canal. The Newport branch of the canal was little used after 1920 and closed ...

Canal basin, Penkridge

Looking north along the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at Penkridge Wharf. Photographer: Albert Henry Yelland.

Canal Boat at Lock, Acton Trussell

A view of the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal near Acton Trussell showing a boat pasing through the lock. This postcard view is captioned 'Canal Lock at Acton, Stafford' and was published by ...

Canal Boats In The Potteries

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A pottery works fireman remembers the people on the working canal boats:- They’d moor the boat at the side of a firm, and they’d come on site and say “Have you got a bucket of coal?”. Because they’d ...

Canal bridge and lock, trent Lane, Great Haywood

The lock and bridge on the Trent & Mersey Canal at Trent Lane in Great Haywood. Shugborough Hall and the Essex Bridge are to the right of this picture.

Canal Bridge at Chillington, near Brewood

This bridge, number 32 on the Shropshire Union Canal, is the most ornamental canal bridge in Staffordshire. It carries the Avenue as it approaches Chillington Hall.

Canal Bridge near Hatherton

A typical bridge on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, which was engineered by James Brindley and opened in May 1772.

Canal Bridge, Forton,

The photograph shown here was taken in a south easterly direction from the north bank of the River Meese. The road (or lane) is between Meretown and Forton, approximately 90 metres North of Skew Bridge. ...

Canal Bridge, Great Haywood

Postcard view of the towpath alongside the Trent and Mersey Canal at Great Haywood, looking south. The iron bridge seen in the picture carried the drive from Shugborough Hall to Little Haywood over the ...

Canal burst, Armitage

Description:In July 1914 damage caused by burrowing rats caused the Trent and Mersey Canal to burst its banks at Armitage. Here, workmen are surveying the damage. The Old Farm House Restaurant can be ...

Canal burst, Armitage

In July 1914 damage caused by burrowing rats caused the Trent and Mersey Canal to burst its banks at Armitage. This photograph was taken opposite the Old Farm House Restaurant, Armitage.

Canal in winter, Drayton Bassett

Looking south along the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal towards the Turret Footbridge, Drayton Bassett. This unusual bridge dates from the late 18th century and is a high iron footbridge reached by stairs ...

Canal junction, Great Haywood

View of the canal bridge and wharf from the Trent and Mersey Canal; the bridge marks junction of the canal with the Staffordshire and Worcester Canal. The building on the far left was a corn mill, ...

Canal Junction, Great Haywood,

View of the canal bridge and wharf from the Trent and Mersey Canal; the bridge marks junction of the canal with the Staffordshire and Worcester Canal. The building on the far left was a corn mill, ...

Canal Lock and Bridge, Stockton Brook

In the past, when river transport was a popular means of transport, the Caldon Canal was a busy place. The canal served the Churnet Valley and surrounding districts, and one of the main type of traffic ...

Canal Lock, Newport Branch Canal, Oulton

The Newport branch of the Shropshire Union Canal started at Norbury Junction with a flight of seventeen locks. The Newport branch of the canal was little used after 1920 and closed by Act of Parliament ...

Canal Plan for the County of Stafford

This map shows the plans of navigation for a canal near Longbridge near Burslem and to go to Newcastle-under-Lyme, Lichfield, Tamworth and to Wilden in Derbyshire. It was made by James Brindley and revised ...

Canal scene at Horseley Fields, Wolverhampton

The building on the left is the Union Flour Mill. Situated on the Birmingham Canal Navigations Mainline, the steam-powered mill commenced production in 1813. It was owned by the Wolverhampton Flour ...