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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 ...

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 ...

Coal Trucks & Steam Engine. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of coal trucks and a steam engine. Unknown location.

Etruria Steel Works. Photographed by William Blake.

Industrial scene taken at Etruria Steel Works in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This view includes the Trent & Mersey Canal, a steam engine and workers tipping molten waste known as slag.

Manifold Valley Railway. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape taken at Manifold Valley, Staffordshire. The photograph includes the Manifold Valley Railway and a packed passenger train travelling through the valley. The line closed in 1934, and the track ...

Stoke Roundhouse, Stoke-on-Trent

This is the locomotive yard at Stoke Roundhouse in Stoke-on-Trent and the men standing around the engine are likely to be locomotive engineers and company managers. If you look closely you can see that ...

The Viaduct, Monsal Dale. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape including a steam train crossing the Monsal Dale Viaduct, Nr. Bakewell, Derbyshire. The viaduct, spanning the River Wye, was built in the 1860s and carried passengers on the Midland Railway ...

Tipping Molten Slag at an Ironworks. Photographed by William Blake.

Industrial scene taken at Etruria Steel Works in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This view includes a steam engine and workers tipping molten waste known as slag.

Whitfield Colliery. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide with a view of Chatterly Whitfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire ...

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