Old colliery tramway route, Fenton Park

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Date:1967 - 1969 (c.)

Description:This photograph was taken to the north of Fenton Park Cemetery and shows the route of an old colliery tramway. The tramway served the Victoria & Fenton Park collieries. One part of the tramway took colliery tubs through what is now Fenton Cemetery down to a coal wharf on Park Street. Colliery tubs were chain hauled up inclines powered by steam engines in engine houses along the route.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/209-18 (204/39486)

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