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Up platform, Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station

The view from the south end of the up (southbound) platform of Stoke Station. The photograph was taken before electrification in 1967, and before the four tracks were reduced to two. On the right of the ...

Uttoxeter Station

A local train pulls into Uttoxeter station on a bright spring day in 1915. This train, pulled by a small tank engine, could be terminating here, or it could be travelling on to Ashbourne and Buxton. ...

Uttoxeter station

Pictured here in around 1960, Uttoxeter remained an important junction on the route of the old North Staffordshire Railway. To the south - behind the camera - the line still runs around the edge of ...

Uttoxeter station

Two North Staffordshire Railway staff pose for a photograph at Uttoxeter station in around 1900. This station was an important junction for trains to Stoke, Derby, Burton-upon-Trent, Stafford, Ashbourne, ...

Uttoxeter station football team

Twelve members of the Uttoxeter station football team pose for a photograph during the 1960s. This image is included by kind permission of the Churnet Valley Railway.

Victoria Street, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken looking north along Victoria Street from the Shelton New Road junction. The terrace of houses on the left date from the last decade of the 19th century, those further down and ...

Warner Street, Hanley

The view along Warner Street from near the Broad Street corner. The building under construction on the left is Hanley Police Station. Off the left edge is the City Museum and Art Gallery. Hanley Central ...

Waterloo Road Station, Cobridge

The entrance to Waterloo Road Station on the Potteries Loop Line. The station entrance and booking office were built along Waterloo Road above the track which was in a deep cutting below. This cutting ...

Wetley Rocks. Photographed by William Blake.

Village view taken at The Avenue, Wetley Rocks, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Wetley Rocks. Photographed by William Blake.

Village scene taken at Wetley Rocks, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Wetton Bridge. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of Wetton Bridge, Manifold valley, Staffordshire. This area is now part of the Peak District National Park.

Wharf Street, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Wharf Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is possibly the best known image from the collection. Blake, in a library entry for the North Staffs Field Club, describes ...

Wild Strawberry, or Fragaria vesca

This perennial spreads across hedgebanks, railway embankments and clearings by spreading its runners. Flowering between April and July, it can grow to a height of 15cm and produces fruit until October. This ...

Williamson Street, Tunstall

Looking east from Gibson Street towards Scotia Road. Right at the bottom, the bridge carrying the Potteries Loop Line is just visible. The ovens and building on the left belong to Henry Richard's Tiles ...

Winkle and Wood Colonial Pottery factory, Stoke-on-Trent

This picture of the Winkle and Wood Colonial Pottery factory on Whieldon Road, Stoke-on-Trent, was taken just prior to its demolition in September 1999. At the bottom of the building you can see a small ...

Winton Place, Stoke-on-Trent

Early motor cars park up outside the North Stafford Hotel in the early part of last century. The statue is of Josiah Wedgwood, the famous potter. The hotel and railway station opposite was built in ...

Wood-sorrel, or Oxalis acetosella

This common perennial occurrs in woods and hedgebanks, growing up to 15cm and flowering between April and June. This specimen was found in Cuckoo Cage Woods, Tatenhill, by local naturalist Don Brown ...