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Caldon Canal near Pyenest Street, Stoke-on-Trent

Taken from close to the Stoke Road (A5006) bridge, the camera is looking west along the Caldon Canal. In the distance is one of the now demolished gas holders of the Etruria Gas Works on Etruscan Street. ...

Caldon Canal, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

This narrow boat on the Caldon Canal near Etruria would have been used to transport coal. The canal system in the Potteries was once the main source of transport for large quantities of heavy goods. By ...

Caldon Canal, near Lichfield Street, Stoke-on-Trent

A potbank alongside the Caldon Canal.

Campbell Road, Stoke-on-Trent

A view south along Campbell Road from the corner of Boothen Old Road. To the right is part of the Michelin factory and on the left, Staffordshire Public Works Co. Ltd, an engineering firm. This factory ...

Campbell Road, Stoke-on-Trent

A view south along tree lined Campbell Road from the junction with Spode Street. The United Cooperative Laundries building was off to the right. The road is lined with terraced houses with local shops. ...

Canal at Great Haywood. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of the Trent & Mersey Canal at Great Haywood, Staffordshire.

Canal bridge at Ivy House Road, Hanley

A wooden lift bridge over the Caldon Canal in Hanley. Lift bridges were counter-weighted and usually operated manually or by using a windlass. This bridge has been replaced by a permanent structure.

Canal cottage on Stanley Road, Stockton Brook

A local stone cottage on the north side of the Caldon Canal on Stanley Road in Stockton Brook. The canal and Top Lock (number 9) is just off the left hand edge of the photograph. External stone steps ...

Canal lift bridge, Ivy House Road, Hanley

This lift or draw bridge (number 11) carries Ivy House Road over the Caldon Canal. Over the bridge to the left, and alongside the canal, was J & G Meakin's Eagle Pottery. Demolished in 2005, the land ...

Car park near Longton Bus Station

Photograph taken from waste ground (west of Kingcross Street and Chancery Lane) looking south-west down Edensor Road.

Carlisle Street, Dresden

A view looking north towards Longton.

Case of the Company of Proprietors of the Navigation from the Trent to the Mersey - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Canals were among the most impressive - not to mention controversial - engineering enterprises of the 18th century. In this pamphlet, the Trent and Mersey Canal Company outline their case for creating ...

Cauldon Road, Shelton.

Sewage engineers at work in a quiet Cauldon Road, Shelton. Much of this scene has changed. The chapel on the left has long since been demolished, and where the billboards stand on the right is now a chemist’s ...

Chaplin Road, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Chaplin Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and Dresden areas near ...

Charabanc Outing, Stoke Road, Shelton

During the 1920s motorised transport became much more reliable. As a result small firms bought vehicles and organised trips to the seaside. This photograph was taken outside the premises of Primrose Motor ...

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 ...