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The Trent & Mersey Canal from the air, Stone

An aerial view of the canal basin and boatyard on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Stone. At the top (north-east) of the picture can be seen part of Joules' Brewery. At the bottom (south-west) can be seen ...

Trent & Mersey Canal dock, Sideway, Stoke-on-Trent

A view of the Stafford Coal & Iron Company dock on the Trent & Mersey Canal at Sideway. Some of the colliery winding gear is in the background and the main railway line runs from left to right across ...

Trent & Mersey Summit Lock, Etruria.

The summit lock (lock 40) and toll charge office on the Trent & Mersey Canal at Etruria. The lock is at the junction of the Caldon and Trent & Mersey Canals, just over 400 feet above sea level. Here the ...

Trent an Mersey Canal at Twyford's Cliffe Vale works, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph is looking north along the Trent & Mersey Canal alongside Twyford's Cliffe Vale Works. The bridge in the centre carries Shelton New Road (previously called Newcastle Road) over the canal. ...

Trent and Mersey Canal, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent

The Trent and Mersey canal was built by James Brindley between 1766 and 1777 and transported raw materials and finished goods to and from a large number of pottery factories in Stoke-on-Trent. The factory ...

Trent and Mersey Canal, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent

This is the Trent and Mersey Canal in Longport, Stoke-on-Trent. The importance of the canals to the ceramic industry is well illustrated by the photograph: piles of ceramic wares and bottle kilns ...

Trent and Mersey Canal, Stone

Canal boats on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Stone, with the Joule's Ale Store in the background.

Trent Lane, Great Haywood

A view of Trent Lane between Shugborough and Great Haywood. The young man is standing on the bridge over the Trent and Mersey Canal. Beyond is the railway bridge and village houses can be glimpsed through ...

Visit to Telford Canal tunnel, Kidsgrove

This photograph was taken after a local party had travelled through the Telford Canal Tunnel, one of the Harecastle Tunnels, during the Festival of Britain. John Evans submitted this information about ...

Wednesfield Church and Bridge: sepia drawing

'Wednesfield Church.' North west view showing the church on the right side of the canal. It is brick and stone [built 1760] showing the west tower and part of the north aisle. There is a bridge over ...

Wheaton Aston Lock

Wheaton Aston Lock stands on the Shropshire Union Canal, which was engineered by Thomas Telford and opened in March 1835.

Winkle and Wood Colonial Pottery factory, Stoke-on-Trent

This picture of the Winkle and Wood Colonial Pottery factory on Whieldon Road, Stoke-on-Trent, was taken just prior to its demolition in September 1999. At the bottom of the building you can see a small ...

Wood Eaton Bridge, Gnosall

Wood Eaton Bridge, no.29 on the Shropshire Union Canal, From the County Archaeology photograph collection held at Staffordshire Record Office.

Workmen's Narrowboat, Caldon Canal

Working narrowboat with windlass on board on the Caldon canal in the Churnet Valley. Three men are on the canal tow path possibly carrying out maintenance work.

Wyrley and Essington Canal, near Lichfield

This postcard view shows a widebeam barge near to Lock number 14 on the former Wryley and Essington Canal. Lock 14 was one of a series of locks on the canal between Wall Lane and Fosseway Lane near Lichfield. ...