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Bradwell Woods and Fowlea Brook, Tunstall

Looking south west over the Fowlea Brook towards the higher ground of Bradwell Woods. The photograph was taken from near the end of Watergate Street by Copp Lane. Running across the centre is the main ...

Bucknall and Northwood Station

Bucknall and Northwood Station looking south along the line towards the next station at Fenton Manor. In the distance is Berry Hill spoil tip. The station was at the bottom of Limekiln Bank and the ...

Colwich Old Signal Box

Pictured in the Old Signal Box at Colwich are (left to right): David Buckley, Telephone Attendant and Gordon Axten, Signalman ('Box Lad'). David lived in the railway cottages nearby to the Stoke-on-Trent ...

Councillor Charles Jones, Mayor of Stafford

Stafford’s Mayor and Signalman, Councillor Charles Jones, is seen at work in No. 5 signal box near Stafford Station. Councillor Jones was Mayor of Stafford during 1953 and 1954 and he is pictured having ...

Derby Lightweight Train at Stafford Station

This British Rail Derby Lightweight train with yellow whiskers ('cat’s whiskers') on the cab front is pictured standing at the south end of platform 2 at Stafford Station before departing for Birmingham. ...

Diesel engines and carriages, Colwich

Pictured just south of Colwich brickyard are Derby-built English Electric diesel 'twins' 10001 and 10000 on the 'up' London express. 10000 was built in 1947 and was delivered just in time to have LMS ...

Down platform, Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station

A view from the down (northbound) platform of Stoke Station. The photographer noted that "smoke from (steam) engines makes it dull". Soon after the photograph was taken, the lines were electrified (1967) ...

Etruria junction, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken looking north from the Etruria Road bridge just north of Etruria Station. It shows the junction of the Potteries Loop Line (to the right) with the main line to Manchester (straight ...

Etruria Station, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking south towards Stoke Station from the up side platform at Etruria Station. The tank engine is on the down line heading towards Kidsgrove. To the right is Twyford's Etruria Works and ...

Etruria Station, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking south from the down side platform along the down line towards Stoke Station. Etruria Station was opened in 1848, extended with the coming of the Loop Line in the 1870s and finally ...

Fowlea Brook, Longbridge Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent

The view south from the bridge over the Fowlea Brook just north of Longport Station. At this point the Stoke on Trent City boundary runs along the brook: to the right is Newcastle under Lyme. On the ...

Grimwade's Winton Pottery, Stoke Road, Stoke-on-Trent

A view north along Stoke Road from the junction with Station Road. The tall building in the centre is Grimwade's Winton Pottery. The property is in different usage today, but still called Winton House. ...

Hanley Station

Hanley Station was just north of Trinity Street, alongside the old Grand Hotel. This the second Hanley Station, built when the loop line was extended to Burslem in 1873. The first was just south of Trinity ...

Hanley Station

Hanley station was on a sharp curve in a deep cutting just below Trinity Street, opposite the Grand Hotel. This is the view looking westwards along the line to Etruria. This was the second station ...

Hanley Station

The booking and parcels office of Hanley railway station stood on what became the car park of the Grand Hotel on Trinity Street. The platforms were in a deep, sharply curved cutting below Trinity Street, ...

Hanley Station

The main entrance and booking hall of Hanley Station on the Potteries Loop Line. This photograph was taken from just outside the Grand Hotel in Trinity Street. The line is in a deep cutting below the ...

Lichfield City Railway Station

There are two railway stations in Lichfield and this postcard view shows Lichfield City Station on Station Road in the city centre. There is British Rail signage on the centre building and the picture ...

Locomotive at Uttoxeter Station

This view of locomotive 42319 standing at the Churnet Valley platform at Uttoxeter Station is thought to have been taken on Market Day on 17 April 1954. This train is probably the 3.00pm awaiting departure ...

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