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Bagnall's Locomotive type E2150

Bagnall's trade card showing a locomotive type E2150. W.G. Bagnall Ltd. was established in 1870 in Castle Street. Bagnall's first locomotive was produced in 1875, the company going on to produce machines ...

Bagnall's Locomotive type E2278

Bagnall's trade card showing a locomotive type E2278. W.G. Bagnall Ltd. was established in 1870 in Castle Street. Bagnall's first locomotive was produced in 1875, the company going on to produce machines ...

Bagnall's Locomotive type E2328

Bagnall's trade card showing a locomotive type E2328, built for the Assam Railways and Trading Co. W.G. Bagnall Ltd. was established in 1870 in Castle Street. Bagnall's first locomotive was produced ...

Beeston Tor, Leek & Manifold Light Railway

A packed passenger train with two locomotives has halted at Beeston Tor Station on its way north along the Leek and Manifold Light Railway . The line, which opened in 1904, closed in 1934, and the track ...

Bird's Eye View of Victoria Park,

The land between Izaak Walton Walk and the railway station was marshy and liable to flooding. In 1903 the Corporation bought the land and raised its level by three feet. The area was laid out as Victoria ...

Brocton Village

A postcard view of road works in Brocton along with a group of labourers there is a steam roller on the right in the background, also on the right is a soldier possibly from the nearby Brocton Camp. This ...

Charles Bunting steam truck

This steam truck was operated by Charles Bunting Limited, a firm of breakers based in Uttoxeter. Steam trucks were closely related to the heavy traction engines often used in agriculture between 1840 ...

Cheadle Station, Engine No. 12. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Cheadle Station including a steam engine marked No. 12 and passengers waiting on the platform. Cheadle Station was the terminus of the Cheadle Railway, which was worked by the North Staffordshire ...

Coal Trucks & Steam Engine. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of coal trucks and a steam engine. Unknown location.

Cotes Hall College, Cotes Heath,

Cotes Hall College near Stone, which is located on the right before Cotes Heath and Cranberry Street (photograph of a print). In 1851 John James Matthews resided here. In the foreground can be seen ...

Dredging a pit, Upper Loxley

View of a traction engine in a field providing the power for dredging a pit.

Etruria Steel Works. Photographed by William Blake.

Industrial scene taken at Etruria Steel Works in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This view includes the Trent & Mersey Canal, a steam engine and workers tipping molten waste known as slag.

Everards steam lorry at Burton Bridge Brewery, Burton upon Trent

In 1924, Everards completed its move away from rail transport to steam powered drays. These continued in use until they were replaced by petrol lorries in 1946. This steam lorry is believed to be an ...

Female Railway Workers, Stafford,

During the First World War women filled the vacancies left by the men who had entered military service. These women were employed in the heavy and dirty work of cleaning engines. They are pictured ...

Forresters English Timber Merchants, Leek

A massive 25 feet by 4 feet tree trunk was felled near Ludlow (possibly by Joe Hall Timber) and is being transported to Forresters at Leek by Davies Timber Merchants and Hauliers of Bucknell, Shropshire. ...

Hednesford Railway Station

An early photograph of Hednesford railway station dating from between its opening in 1850, the building of the road bridge in 1876 and the subsequent destruction by fire of these station buildings in ...

Hednesford Railway Station

A 'pannier-tank' steam train waiting to depart in the direction of Cannock. The road bridge passes over the tracks in the background. The Booking Hall was reached from the far side of the road. The ...

Henson's Sentinel Steam wagon, 35 Parker Street, Burton-on-Trent

Steam wagon and crew outside G. Henson & Co.'s works. The wagon is loaded high with bottle crates.