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Molten Steel, Shelton

A steelworker protects himself behind a shield and leather apron. He is taking the core temperature in a Kaldo steel making furnace prior to the molten steel being poured at the concast (continuous casting) ...

Moorland Road forge, Burslem.

Blacksmiths working at Moorland Road forge in Burslem. This photograph dates back to around 1930. The hearth and bellows can be seen to the left of the photograph.

Panorama from Bedford Street, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from just north of the flight of locks at Bedford Street in Shelton. The camera is looking northwards along the Caldon Canal with the winding towers of Wolstanton Colliery on ...

Potteries Loop Line junction at Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the Etruria Road (formerly Lord Street) railway bridge and shows the Potteries Loop Line to Hanley going off past Shelton Steel works. The main railway line leads off to ...

Potteries Loop Line, Cobridge

The view north from the Sneyd Street bridge over the Potteries Loop Line. Leek New Road bridge is the centre, with the advertising hoardings along to the left. On the right hand edge is the Progress Foundry ...

Remains of old blast furnaces in Ravensdale, Tunstall

These are the remains of the foundation of blast furnaces that stood near to the Bradwell Wood Tilerties (Bentley's Tilery). The higher land in the background is part of Bradwell Woods. The large scale ...

Safety training at Shelton Bar Steelworks, Stoke-on-Trent

The men in this picture are simulating an accident on the train lines serving Shelton Bar steelworks. The rescuers appear to be attempting to lift the casualty without touching the rails. It is likely ...

Shelton Bar Steel Works, Etruria

The Trent and Mersey Canal passing through the Steel Works at Shelton Bar. Steel production at Shelton Bar ended in 1978 but the processing of existing steel continued in the rolling mills until the ...

Shelton Iron and Steel Works slag heaps, Stoke-on-Trent

The view south east from the Dryden Road and Barrett Drive area of Cobridge towards Shelton and Hanley. The church tower in the centre belongs to St Mark's, Shelton. The large and small mounds arte slag ...

Shelton Iron and Steel Works, Fowlea Valley, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the Emerson Road area of Cobridge looking south down the Fowlea Valley. The foreground was once part of the old Grange Colliery which supplied the steel works using the ...

Shelton Steel Works from Basford Bank, Stoke-on-Trent

This is the view along Etruria Road near the bottom of Basford Bank, looking towards Shelton Steel works. Behind are the spoil tips of the Shelton and Racecourse Collieries. Wedgwood's Etruria Hall ...

Shelton Steel Works from Grange Park, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking southwest from around the end of Emerson Road over what is now Grange Park part of Festival Park. Shelton Steel Works rolling mills are in the centre and the furnaces to the left. ...

Shelton Steel Works, Stoke-on-Trent

Shelton Steel Works had its origins from the early days of the Industrial Revolution. Granville Levison Gower, Marquis of Stafford, started the works in the Etruria Valley next to the Trent and Mersey ...

Shelton Steelworks from Middleport, Stoke-pn-Trent

The camera is looking south from the Navigation Street area towards the site of Shelton Steel and Iron Works. the buildings in the centre of the photograph are the mills and furnaces of the steelworks. ...

Sideway from Rookery Lane, Stoke-on-Trent

This was the view eastwards from Rookery Lane towards the Staffordshire Collieries and Iron works in Sideway. Alongside are the spoil tips of the coal and iron works. This is now the site of the Bet 365 ...

Slag quarry near Brindley Ford, Stoke-on-Trent

A slag quarry near Brindley Ford photographed from Bemersley Road. The slag came from the old Robert Heath and Lowmoor furnaces.

The Black Bull Inn, Brindley Ford, Stoke-on-Trent

The Black Bull public house was on the corner of Bridge Street and Tunstall Road in Brindley Ford. It is nom longer vopen and has been converted into a dwelling. The slag tips on the right are from Robert ...

The Grange, Burslem

The camera is looking south towards Shelton iron and steel works and the headgear of Wolstanton Colliery. The photograph was taken from the bridge near the northern end of the Grange mineral railway line. The ...