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Payload Bulk Grain Semi Trailer, Shobnall, Burton-on-Trent

This Bass Charrington 15 tonne Payload Bulk Grain Semi Trailer with Scammel Tractor unit is being filled up at Shobnall. When Bass purchased the trailer in the 1970s it cost £2,441.

Pony and cart, Oaken

Pony and cart by Oaken Cottage in Codsall. The sign on the side of the cart reads T.H. Wikes, Codsall. Thomas Henry Wilkes (1885-1933) was a farmer who lived at Roseville on Wolverhampton Road, Codsall. ...

Potteries Motor Transport bus, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This postcard view shows the first P.M.T bus to run from Newcastle-Under-Lyme to Audley.

Pottery crates at J J West, Crate makers, Navigation Road, Middleport

Crate making was an important ancillary trade for the pottery industry. Crate yards were usually small companies, but very important in reducing losses through transport breakages of finished pottery. ...

Proposed Commercial Canal - Declaration from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

A committee of subscribers to a scheme for a new canal are in uproar about the publication of a hand bill claiming to reflect their views. At this time, the committee were taking on a weighty opponent, ...

Proposed Grand Commercial Canal - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

In this statement, a group of landowners protest that they have been misrepresented in print. They believe that they have been cast as supporters of a controversial new canal scheme, simply because ...

Railway delivery cart, The Close, Lichfield

Railway Hotel, Rugeley

Situated at the road junction by the Rugeley Trent Valley railway station entrance, the Railway Commercial Hotel is strictly speaking in Colton Parish. It was probably built around 1862-64. The proprietor ...

Rowland's Delivery Van, Stafford,

Rowland's were a well-known family firm in Stafford, owning a bakery and grocer's shops on Gaol Road and Crabbery Street. At the rear of their premises was a yard where they kept delivery vehicles. Rowland's ...

Rowland's Horse-drawn Delivery Cart, Stafford,

Rowland's were a well-known family firm in Stafford, owning a bakery and grocer's shops on Gaol Road and Crabbery Street. At the rear of their premises was a yard where they kept delivery vehicles. Rowland's ...

Rupert Hall Lorry in Tamworth floods

S. Rushton and son, Wesley Street, Blythe Bridge

Mr Rushton is ahead of the horse-drawn carriage delivering his bakery goods. His son is seated in the carriage. Photograph donated by the Blythe Bridge and Forsbrook Local Historical Society, who ...

Shaw's Removal Van, Uttoxeter

An Armstrong Siddeley belonging to Shaw's Removals of Uttoxeter. Originally a car, like many cars during World War II it was converted into an ambulance. It never saw active service so the bodywork was ...

Shoemaker's welt trimmer

A shoemaker's hand tool, used by a Stafford shoe manufacturer. The tool is placed over the edge of a leather sheet and drawn along to cut out the welt strip. The welt is a strong piece of good leather ...

Sir Walter Essex with the Mayor of Stafford,

Sir Walter Essex, Liberal M.P. for Stafford 1910 - 1918, with the Mayor of Stafford James Mycock, in Siemens Road.

Smith Brothers Haulage Fleet, Fazeley Road, Tamworth

Smith Brothers Haulage Fleet was founded in 1933/35 by Stanley Smith and his twin brother Horace. The business was still thriving in 2004.

St. Gregory's, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Church exterior taken at St. Gregory's, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Stafford Street, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Stafford Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Stafford Street is now known as The Strand. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them ...