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Florence Colliery. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Florence Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Named after the Duke of Sutherland's daughter, the pit was opened in 1874 and was worked until 1990.

Ford Green Road, Norton-in-the-Moors

The cameraman was on the corner of Adderley Road (left), looking south along Ford Green Road in Norton in the Moors. In the distance Ford Green Road continues uphill towards the Smallthorne roundabouts. ...

Fowlea Brook at Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking north along the course of the Fowlea Brook in Etruria. Off to the right are the furnaces of Shelton Steel Works and in the haze to the left, the winding towers of Wolstanton Colliery. The railway ...

Glebe Colliery, Fenton.

Glebe colliery was situated at Fenton, close to the town hall. The spoil tip from the workings can be seen today as a prominent grassy hill making up part of Glebedale Park. The colliery closed in 1964....

Glebedale Road Collieries, Fenton

The pit head gear and buildings of Glebe (Fenton) Collieries and Brickworks. This photograph was taken from Glebedale Road. Opening in 1865, the colliery was closed in 1964, soon after then photograph ...

Goldenhill Farm, Fenton

Goldenhill Farm was on the west side of Goldenhill Road, sandwiched between Ludbrook Road to the north and The Old Penny public house to the south. The house in the centre of the photograph was originally ...

Granflex Co Ltd works, Brick Kiln Lane, Stoke-on-Trent

A view north up the Fowlea Brook valley from Brick Kiln Lane area. In the foreground is the Granflex Roofing Co site. The company has been in Brick Kiln Lane since its foundation in 1949. In the far distance ...

Hanley Deep Pit Colliery

The winding gear of No.1 shaft of Deep Pit Colliery in Hanley. This photograph was taken from Town Road with one of the conical spoil tips just visible behind the winding gear. Hanley Deep pit was ...

Hem Heath Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph shows the main entrance to Hem Heath Colliery off Trentham Road. The first shaft at Hem Heath was started in 1924 for the Stafford Coal and Iron Company with the second started after ...

Hem Heath Colliery, Trentham.

Hem Heath colliery was one of the biggest in the area and was located in the south of the North Staffordshire coalfield at Trentham. The 'Big A' headstock stood defiantly as an icon to the mining industry ...

Howson's bottle ovens, Eastwood Works, Hanley

George Howson & Sons were manufacturers of sanitary ware at the Eastwood Works in Hanley. The company started in the 1860s and was finally sold to Armitage Shanks in 1966. The photograph shows the bottle ...

Huntley Earthworks. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape including a view of the Earth Works at Huntley, Staffordshire. Taken on April 27th 1933.

Huntley Earthworks. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape including a view of the earthworks at Huntley, Staffordshire. Taken on April 27th 1933.

J Hewitt Sons works, Fenton.

Joseph Hewitt & Co. operated the Fenton Low Brick and Marl work was alongside the Biddulph Valley and Leek branch of the old North Staffordshire Railway. The line opened in 1859 and was finally closed ...

Kemball Pit, Fenton

This is the view looking south towards Hem Heath from just off Grove Road in Fenton. Kemball, Pender and Bourne were pits operated by The Stafford Collieries and Iron Works between Sideway and Mount Pleasant. ...

Kemball Pit, Fenton

Stafford Collieries and Iron Works pits in Fenton. On the left is Kemball pit. In the distance, Sutherland and Homer. In between are some of the iron works old furnace buildings. the photograph wqs taken ...

Lawn Colliery, Fenton

These ruins are all that remained of site of the old Lawn Colliery. The photograph was taken from Glover's Farm to the west. Lawn Colliery started in the 1860s, producing domestic coal, but like most ...

Looking over Hanley Park towards Mossfield and Berry Hill, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the corner of Lawrence Street, looking south east towards the gates into Hanley Park on the corner of College Road and Cleveland Road. In the distance are the two spoil ...