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Aerial view of Hilton Park motorway services

Hilton Park opened on the M6 in 1970 and was operated by Toprank, and it is now operated by Moto. In 1998 it was reported to be the busiest service station on the United Kingdom motorway network. Since ...

ALSTOM Power, Distribution Services

In the spring of 2001 ALSTOM Power Distribution Services had recently taken delivery of this new girder frame trailer, known as A500. The photograph shows the trailer, nearly 100 metres long, being moved ...

Alstom, Lichfield Road, Stafford

Pupils from Silkmore Primary School, Stafford are pictured in front of a Goliath tractor at the Queensville area of the Lichfield Road site in Stafford. During the visit to the site they toured the Power ...

Alstom, Lichfield Road, Stafford

Pictured in the Queensville area of the Lichfield Road site in Stafford is one of a pair of Faun Goliath tractors. These huge tractors were used along with girder beam trailers to move large and heavy ...

Barlow and Willday lorry, coal merchants, Glascote, Tamworth

A delivery lorry at Barlow and Willday, coal merchants, Glascote road, Glascote, near Tamworth. Barlows shipped and moved coal in bulk whilst Willdays bagged and delivered coal. This six wheeler ...

Bignall End, Audley

A postcard view of Bignall End. In the road is a steam traction engine pulling two wagons.

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 ...

Demolition of St Leonards Works, Stafford

A view of St Leonard’s Works, Stafford during demolition. St Leonard’s Works in Stafford was originally built in the 1960s during English Electric’s ownership. The site became part of GEC (The General ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

A large transformer is pictured preparing to leave the English Electric Co., site for the CEGB (Central Electricity Generating Board) Power Station at Rugeley. The photograph was taken near to the junction ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

“The World’s Most Powerful Transformer” is pictured being prepared to leave the English Electric Co. Transformer factory in Stafford for the Tennessee Valley Authority in the United States of America. In ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

This large transformer is pictured parked outside the English Electric Transformer Factory in Stafford. It is destined for Hydro-Quebec in Canada. The heavy haulage firm pictured is Wynn’s. In later ...

Greengate Street, Stafford

This view of Greengate Street in Stafford was taken from the first floor of the Swan Hotel, of which there is a part view on the right. The Pickford’s heavy haulage tractor unit is transporting a ...

Hauling timber, Cannock area

This huge tree trunk is possibly en-route to Wootton's sawmill and timber yard at Churchbridge, Cannock. Born in Bloxwich in 1853, by the 1870s Abraham Wootton, junior had premises on the corner of ...

Hope Silk Mill, Macclesfield Road, Leek

Machinery being delivered or removed through the roof of the extension to Hope Mill, Macclesfield Road, Leek after Job Whites' take-over in 1959. Hope Silk Mill had been Davenport Adams' Mill and was ...

Market Street, Hednesford

A busy scene on Market Street, Hednesford. The building with the diamond-shaped windows on the left hand edge is the Electric Palace. Built as a roller-skating rink in 1910, its maple wood floor was ...

Railway bridge works, Colwich

Replacing the rail bridge over Main road, Colwich. A railway crane is lifting blocks into place. On the left is the old signal box. Beyond can be seen the tower of St. Michael and All Angels' Church. ...

Staffordshire Weights & Measures Department testing a weighbridge

Staffordshire County Council Weights and Measures Department checking a 40 tonne weighbridge. Probably on coal board property in north Staffordshire. A weighbridge is a big scale set into the ground ...

Traction Engine at The English Electric Co., Stafford

This Pickford's traction engine is King Carnival II and she is pictured towing a turbine generator stator frame out of Gate 6, at the English Electric’s Lichfield Road Works in Stafford. In the background ...

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