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Aerial View, Oakamoor

Aerial view of Oakamoor including Thomas Bolton's Copper Works. The Uttoxeter Canal can is seen running past the factory. The Churnet valley railway line emerges from a tunnel, and crosses the canal bottom ...

Alton Castle

View of Alton Castle in 1910. This image appeared in the North Staffordshire Railway's pocket book of places of interest along its routes. The image is featured by kind permission of the Churnet ...

Alton Castle

View of Alton Castle taken in 1910. This image appeared in the North Staffordshire Railway's pocket book of places of interest along its routes. This image is featured by kind permission of the ...

Alton Railway Station

Alton station stood on the Churnet Valley line of the North Staffordshire Railway. It was built in an Italianate villa style in about 1849. The station was used by the Earl of Shrewsbury, and had a ...

Alton Railway Station

Alton station stood on the Churnet Valley line of the North Staffordshire Railway. It was built in an Italianate villa style in about 1849. The station was used by the Earl of Shrewsbury, and had a ...

Alton Railway Station and Churnet Valley

Alton station stood on the Churnet Valley line of the North Staffordshire Railway. It was built in an Italianate villa style in about 1849. The station was used by the Earl of Shrewsbury, and had a ...

Alton Station

Alton Station, looking towards Denstone. It was built in an Italianate villa style in about 1849. The station was used by the Earl of Shrewsbury, and in 1892 had a luggage lift to hoist the Earl's baggage ...

Alton station

Alton station, Staffordshire, in the 1970s. It is built in the classic Italianate style, and possibly designed by H.A. Hunt, the architect who designed Stoke-on-Trent station. After closure in the ...

Alton station

A train hauled by Fowler 4P locomotive number 42331(?) arrives at a flooded Alton station during the 1950s. The location of the station, on a valley floor and next to the River Churnet, meant that ...

Alton station

Alton station, Staffordshire, 1968. During the Second World War army, navy and air force officers would have used this station during their training visit to Alton Towers. Imagine this station ...

Alton station

Alton station, Staffordshire, around 1958. Coaches stand at the third platform whilst a through train works the "up" line. Alton castle stands on the hillside above. This image is included by kind ...

Alton station

Alton station in flood during the 1950s. Both the main track and the goods siding/third platform on the left are under a couple of feet of water! This image is included by kind permission of the Churnet ...

Alton Station. Circa 1910.

A rather dapper young gentleman takes a seat on the "down" platform at Alton Station around 1910. The station appears to be very quiet; perhaps this was a posed shot taken on a Sunday morning? This ...

Alton Towers

Clergy and choir at Alton Towers, Staffordshire. This image is taken from the collection of the Churnet Valley Railway.

Alton Towers Special, Rocester

A British Railways Fowler 2-6-4 locomotive approaches Rocester station with an Alton Towers six-coach special in the late 1950s. After the Second World War the village of Rocester was chosen for the ...

Alton Towers Station

Alton station stood on the Churnet Valley line of the North Staffordshire Railway. It was built in an Italianate villa style in about 1849. The station was used by the Earl of Shrewsbury, and had a luggage ...

Asylum railway, Cheddleton

A view of the electric engine that powered the asylum train serving Leekbrook Asylum. This engine is now at the National Railway Museum in York. This image is taken from the collection of the Churnet ...

Asylum railway, Cheddleton

An electric railway ran from Leekbrook to the asylum at Cheddleton. It ran for about a mile and was under the control of the asylum. It carried everything from the workforce, inmates, food and coal! ...