Theme Explorer

Page 3 of 17 301 Records Found

Bucknall and Northwood Station

Bucknall and Northwood Station looking south along the line towards the next station at Fenton Manor. In the distance is Berry Hill spoil tip. The station was at the bottom of Limekiln Bank and the ...

Bucknall and Northwood Station, Stoke-on-Trent

Opened in 1864, Bucknall & Northwood Station was on the North Staffordshire Railway's Biddulph Valley branch line. Trains also ran between Stoke and Leek, with a line branching off at Milton Junction. ...

Building Cheddleton Asylum

The asylum at Cheddleton in Staffordshire was built to serve the Pottery towns and the area surrounding Leek. Patients were referred to as "inmates", and anyone from people with a "mild affliction" ...

Burslem Railway Station

The entrance to Burslem Station on Moorland Road, alongside Burslem Park. Construction of the station began in 1870 and the Potteries Loop Line reached Burslem in 1873. The tablet over the door reads ...

Cadets at Stoke Train Station, Station Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph shows young cadets from 237 squadron of the ATC on manoeuvres. They are carrying their kit into Stoke station on their way to training camp.

Caldon Canal in Abbey Hulton, Stoke-on-Trent

The bridge carries the original North Staffordshire Railway Stoke to Leek and Biddulph Valley lines over the Caldon Canal near Abbey Hulton. The line has been dismantled and is now a footpath and cycleway. ...

Charles Bunting steam truck

This steam truck was operated by Charles Bunting Limited, a firm of breakers based in Uttoxeter. Steam trucks were closely related to the heavy traction engines often used in agriculture between 1840 ...

Chatterley Whitfield Colliery spoil tip, Stoke-on-Trent

A view of the Chatterley Whitfield spoil tip from the Biddulph Valley branch line to Congleton. The photograph is looking north from close to Chell Heath Road. The railway line is now a walkway into Whitfield ...

Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph, looking north east, shows the mineral railway line serving Chatterley Whitfield Colliery. The bridge in the centre carries the line over Chell Heath Road and the houses on the extreme ...

Chatterley Whitfield spoil tip, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view of Chatterley Whitfield Colliery waste tip from the Biddulph Valley branch line. The camera is looking north, with the houses on Catharine Road to the left of the photograph. This section ...

Cheadle Station, Engine No. 12. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Cheadle Station including a steam engine marked No. 12 and passengers waiting on the platform. Cheadle Station was the terminus of the Cheadle Railway, which was worked by the North Staffordshire ...

Cheddleton Asylum Christmas party

Cheddleton Asylum Christmas party. A Merry Christmas to All! The asylum was built circa 1895 and was in use up until the 1990s. This image is included by kind permission of the Churnet Valley ...

Cheddleton Asylum foundation stone

Dignitaries lay the foundation stone at Cheddleton asylum in Staffordshire. The Victorians had a genuine awareness of mental illness, and Cheddleton asylum had an excellent record of patient care. This ...

Cheddleton railway station

This image shows Cheddleton railway station, around the year 1960. This Victorian station was designed by A.W.N. Pugin, and built in 1849. It is one of only three original stations still surviving ...

Chell from Fir Tree Farm, Ball Green, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view east from Fir Tree Farm over the Ford Green Brook valley towards Chell Heath. Fir Tree Farm is just off Whitfield Road in Ball Green. Running towards the top of the photograph is Cornhill ...

City Road, Stoke upon Trent

A view from the corner of Oldmill Street east towards the railway bridge over City Road. The corner shop was an off licence and tobacconist. When City Road was widened, all the shops and terraced houses ...

Coach service at Alton Towers

The 20th Earl of Shrewsbury in the driving seat of his 'Greyhound' coach, in front of Alton Towers, one of his family homes. During 1892 and 1893 the Earl ran a daily coach service between Alton Towers ...

Coal train at Cobridge station

A coal train passes through Cobridge station during 1932. The bottle ovens in the background now belong to Moorcroft Pottery, but are no longer used for firing. Cobridge was connected to the railway ...