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Deep Pit Colliery, Hanley

Number 1 shaft winding gear at Hanley Deep Pit Colliery. The colliery was originally owned by the Shelton Iron, Steel & Coal Company and its coal was taken by rail to the coking ovens at the neighbouring ...

Deep Pit from Broom Street, Hanley

Looking northwards from Broom Street towards Shelton Collieries Deep Pit winding gear and spoil tips. The photograph was taken from near the junction with Plough Street. On then left is the site of Broom ...

Destruction of an old Colliery Stack on Sandford Hill. May 1st 1913. Photographed by William Blake.

Chimney demolition taken at Sandford Hill on May 1st 1913.

Dominic Street, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

Dominic Street runs east off Richmond Street in Hartshill. Until the 1950s it was known as Gordon Street. The houses at the top ends of the street date from the early 1900s, those at the bottom around ...

Downing's clay pit, Tunstall

Looking over G H Downing's clay pit east of Westport Lake. The line of houses on the skyline are on Davenport Street and Brownhills Road. Today, the clay pit has been filled in and the land used for housing. ...

Downing's clay pit, Tunstall

A view over the Clay pit at G H Downing's Brownhills brick and tile works. The houses running across the photograph are on Brownhills Road and Davenport Street. The camera is looking south east with the ...

Downing's clay pit, Tunstall

The houses on the skyline are on Davenport Street & Brownhills Road. The pit lay to the east of Westport lake and was open cast mined for Etruria Marl. Etruria Marl has been dug in North Staffordshire ...

Dust Extraction Equipment. Photographed by William Blake.

Exhibition stand showing dust extraction equipment made by W.E. Browning & Co., Leytonstone.

Etruria Hall

The view northwards from the Trent & Mersey Canal with Etruria Hall in the centre and Shelton Steel works to the left. Behind the hall are the spoil heaps of Shelton and Racecourse Collieries. This photograph ...

Extracting coal from the Winghay seam, Silverdale Colliery, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The miners in this photograph are using modern cutting machinery to extract coal from the productive Winghay seam at Silverdale Colliery. It was large coal seams like this that made Silverdale one of ...

Fegg Hayes and Victoria Colliery waste tip, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking north from the Springbank Road/Chell Heath Road area over Fegg Hayes. Victoria Colliery waste tip is in the centre. Onn the right edge of the photograph are some of the 110 prefab ...

Fegg Hayes Road and Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking east along Fegg Hayes Road towards Chatterley Whitfield Colliery. Oxford Road is at the end. Fegg Hayes Road was originally called North Parade. On the right edge is the entrance to the Lear ...

Fenpark Road looking towards Pole Dole, Fenton

This photograph was taken from just outside the Methodist Chapel on Fenpark Road, looking east towards Pool Dole. In the far distance is the spoil tip of Mossfield Colliery. The white building in the ...

Fenton Collieries

A misty view of the pit head buildings of Glebe Collieries and Brickworks (Fenton Collieries). The colliery operated from 1865 until closure in 1964. This photograph was taken from Victoria Place before ...

Fenton Collieries from Derry Stree, Fenton

This was the view from Derry Street, a short street running north off Grove Road looking north east towards Fenton. To the right are the chimneys and winding gear of Glebe Colliery and Brickworks, now ...

Fenton Colliery spoil tip from Duke Street, Fenton

The bungalow stands at the southern end of Duke Street just before the railway bridge. The spoil tip immediately behind belonged to Fenton (Glebe) Colliery and brickworks. A mineral line ran in a cutting ...

Fenton from Grove Road

This photograph was taken looking north east from the western end of Grove Road. On then left edge is Christchurch, Fenton and in the centre, the pithead buildings of Fenton (Glebe) Colliery with its ...

Fenton Manor House Farm, Fenton

Looking east across Fenton Manor Farm, with the farm buildings to the right and Berry Hill Colliery spoil tip to the left. Much of this land has been given over to a school, college and sports complex. The ...