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Newfield Wharf, Tunstall

Newfield Wharf was at the end of the Newfield mineral ranch off the Potteries Loop Line. The line ended just north of Adams Avenue and stopped short of High Street. Originally built to carry raw materials ...

Normacot tunnel, Meir

The photograph shows the eastern end of Normacot tunnel near Meir Station. The railway is the Crewe to Derby line via Stoke. The houses running across above tunnel are on Station View and Meir Station ...

North Road, Burslem

The view north west along North Road from the junction with Sandbach Road. The railway bridge carried the Potteries Loop Line: Cobridge Station was to then left. In the distance are the potworks in Burslem ...

North Street, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view under the railway bridge in North Street from Shelton New Road. The North Staffordshire Railway's original Act of 26 June 1846 included a provision for building a branch line from Stoke ...

On the corner of Pinnox Street and Scotia Road, Tunstall

The camera is looking west along Pinnox Street from the junction with Scotia Road. The bridge (now demolished) in the foreground carried the Potteries Loop Line over Pinnox Street. The "half timbered" ...

Paragon Road, Longton

Photograph taken looking South to St. James's Church. The Terrace Inn can be seen on the corner of Railway Terrace and also the railway bridge. Paragon Road was formerly known as Ford Street.

Pot Banks and Bottle Kilns, Longton

This photograph is thought to have been taken from the top of St James the Less Church tower opposite Barlow Street (Upper Hill Street), first looking down Barlow Street and onto Paragon Road (Ford Street). ...

Rail engineering work at Leek

Disruption to rail services through engineering work is nothing new - as this photograph clearly shows. In 1914, the North Staffordshire Railway decided to double their capacity at Leek by adding an ...

Rudyard

We are looking towards Rudyard's railway bridge on a sunny day in 1957. A small narrow guage railway now runs for a mile or so along a strech of the former track bed in the summer months. It is ...

Shelton New Road railway bridge and Twyford's factory, Cliff Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

Shelton New Road bridge over the main railway line in Cliff Vale. The bridge was being raised when the line was electrified when the photograph was taken. The camera is looking towards Hanley, with the ...

Steam Locomotive, Longton

A steam locomotive can be seen crossing over Bridgewood Street, Longton.

Stoke to Leek railway line and Buller's factory near Milton, Stoke-on-Trent

The view north from Leek New Road (A53) bridge along the Stoke to Leek branch line. Buller's (later Allied Insulators) factory is to the left. Bullers factory dates from 1920 and manufactured electrical ...

Stoke to Newcastle railway line at King Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The camera is looking along the railway line from Stoke to Newcastle just after it emerges from the tunnel at Albert Street. The photograph was taken from the top of either John Street or Wharf Street. ...

The Caldon Canal at Milton, Stoke-on-Trent

A view north along the Caldon Canal from the Leek Road (A53) bridge. Buller's factory is on the left beyond the railway bridge (Biddulph Valley/Stoke to Leek branch). The factory was opened in 1920 and ...

The Chatterley Whitfield mineral line bridge in Fegg Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking north along Chell Heath Road towards Oxford Road in Fegg Hayes. The bridge is carrying the mineral railway from Chatterley Whitfield Colliery (off to the right) into Tunstall and ...

The Potteries Loop Line between Hanley and Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken looking west from the Josiah Wedgwood Street railway bridge along the Loop Line between Hanley and Etruria. This section of the Loop Line was opened in the early 1860s. The road ...

The southern entrances to Harecastle Canal Tunnels, Tunstall

The Trent & Mersey Canal passes through the higher ground between Tunstall and Kidsgrove using the Harecastle Tunnel. The photograph shows the two tunnels bored to take the canal. On then left is the ...

The Strand, Longton

The view along the Strand towards the railway bridge and Times Square, with the Crown Hotel building behind, taken from close to the corner of Heathcote Road. On the left hand edge is the entrance to ...