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Aerial view of Tutbury Plaster Mill

The old cotton mill at Tutbury was adapted in 1890 to crush and grind locally mined gypsum to make plaster. It had a direct rail link to the North Staffordshire Railway branch line between Uttoxeter and ...

Gypsum mine horses, Fauld

Horses used by Peter Ford & Co. at their gypsum mine at Fauld, near Tutbury. Mining at Fauld began in the 19th century. By the 1890s there were two companies mining at Fauld: Peter Ford & Co. and ...

Gypsum Mine, Fauld

The entrance to Staton's Gypsum Mine at Fauld, near Tutbury. A locomotive is seen hauling large blocks of gypsum (calcium sulphate). Mining at Fauld began in the 19th century. By the 1890s there ...

Gypsum mine, Fauld

Placing explosive charges in a seam of gypsum. Mining at Fauld began in the 19th century. By the 1890s there were two companies mining at Fauld: Peter Ford & Co. and J.C. Staton & Co. John Clark ...

Gypsum mine, Fauld

Gypsum ready for removal following blasting. Around 196 tonnes of rock and a 3.8m advance have resulted from this blasting. The entrance to Staton's Gypsum Mine at Fauld, near Tutbury. A locomotive ...

Gypsum mine, Fauld

The entrance to Staton's Gypsum Mine at Fauld, near Tutbury. Mining at Fauld began in the 19th century. By the 1890s there were two companies mining at Fauld: Peter Ford & Co. and J.C. Staton & Co. ...

J.C. Staton & Co's Tug o' War team, Tutbury

J.C. Staton & Company were gypsum miners and plaster manufacturers at Fauld and Tutbury. Their tug of war team had a national reputation and won many competitions. Their local name was 'The Nonsuchers'. ...

Locomotive on a bridge over the river Dove, Tutbury

Locomotive on the narrow gauge line from Fauld Gypsum Mines. This bridge and narrow gauge railway allowed J C Staton & Co to bring gypsum from their mine at Fauld to be processed to make plaster at ...

Locomotives at J. C. Staton's gypsum mine, Fauld

Locomotives at J.C. Staton's gypsum mine, Fauld, near Tutbury. Mining at Fauld began in the 19th century. By the 1890s there were two companies mining at Fauld: Peter Ford & Co. and J.C. Staton & ...

Staton's Bank, Gypsum Mine, Fauld

Stone sorting at J.C. Staton's gypsum mine, Fauld, near tutbury. The locomotive was made by Bagnall's of Stafford in 1890-1. The mine entrance is behind the shed. Mining at Fauld began in the 19th ...

Staton's Plaster Mill, Tutbury

Sack filling and storage shed at Staton's plaster mill, Tutbury. Prior to 1890, J.C. Staton and Company were mining gypsum at Fauld and making plaster at Shobnall, Burton-upon-Trent. Tutbury Mill ...

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