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A general view of Rugeley

This image was almost certainly taken from the north elevation of 15 Ashleigh Rd Pear Tree Estate. When the Photograph was taken, it would have been fields and farmland. The White gates on the extreme ...

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 ...

Amington colliery, Tamworth

Amington pit miners next to the railway with, fourth from left, Master Walter Oliver Perry, who was only 12 to 14 years old at the time this photograph was taken.

Armitage Railway Station

The two guards look in the direction of the photographer while a steam train is arriving at Armitage Station. Also on the platform on the right are a large quantity of milk churns. This image is taken ...

Barton and Walton Station, Barton-under-Needwood

Barton and Walton Railway Station with a steam locomotive and carriage at the platform. The station served Barton-under-Needwood in Staffordshire and Walton-on-Trent in Derbyshire. The station was opened ...

Bass brewery staff outing, Scarborough

A postcard view of Bass brewery staff pictured arriving at Scarborough Railway Station on a works outing to the North Yorkshire coast. Photographer: J.S.Simnett of Burton upon Trent

'Black Five' bound for Llandudno

British Railways 'Black Five' 4-6-0 locomotive number 45045 prepares to meet a rake of coaches at Leek railway station. Together, they will form a service bound for Llandudno in North Wales - a long-standing ...

Bolton's Copper Works, Froghall, Kingsley

Thomas Bolton & Sons set up a copper works at nearby Oakamoor in 1852-3. By 1890 there was no more room for expansion at Oakamoor so they began building at Froghall. Major extensions followed in the 1930s, ...

Brereton Collieries, Rugeley

A postcard view of Brereton Collieries. The pit on the right was originally known as Brick-Kiln pit, latterly Brereton Colliery which closed in 1960, the same year that production started at nearby Lea ...

Brookfield Foundry and Kerr Stuart engineering works, Whieldon Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view west from the Whieldon Road area towards the Brookfield Foundry. The main railway line runs in front of the buildings and behind can be seen the floodlight pylons of the original Stoke ...

Brookfield Foundry, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph shows what was the California Engineering Works of the locomotive builders, Kerr Stuart & Co. Railway locomotives had been produced on this site since 1892. Kerr Stuart closed down in ...

Burley Pit, Chesterton

Burley Pit was part of Apedale colliery and was open between about 1850 and 1926. This photograph was taken by Thomas Warham, a local photographer, who took many photographs of Audley and its surrounding ...

Canal and railway, South Basin, Hednesford

Working narrow boats with railway rolling stock in the background. The Hednesford Basin was sited at the end of the Cannock extension to the Birmingham Canal Navigations and served the nearby collieries, ...

Captured German Field Gun, Froghall

This captured field gun is strapped on the back of a railway wagon, pictured on the Froghall Junction line between Froghall Junction and Froghall Wharf in the Churnet valley. The sign attached to the ...

Cauldon Low Quarry

This post card view shows a railway junction with three men standing close to a truck and two bowsers.

Chance & Hunt's Salt Works, Stafford

Workers unloading salt crystals into a railway wagon at Chance and Hunt's Salt Works, Stafford Common. Brine deposits were discovered under Stafford Common in 1877, during a search for water supplies ...

Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph, looking north east, shows the mineral railway line serving Chatterley Whitfield Colliery. The bridge in the centre carries the line over Chell Heath Road and the houses on the extreme ...

Churnet Valley, near Consall

A steam locomotive pulling a train of six carriages is leaving Consall Station on the Churnet Valley line. Alongside is the Caldon Canal with a working narrowboat. The hillside on the right is Kingsley ...