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Hem Heath bridge, Trentham

Photograph taken looking north along the Trent & Mersey Canal. The crowd are waiting for canal transport back to Stoke, during 'Trentham Thursday', the Wakes holiday open day at Trentham Park.

Meaford Lock, Nr. Stone. Photographed by William Blake.

View of a lock and a horse drawn narrow boat on the Trent & Mersey Canal. This view was taken at Meaford, Nr. Stone, Staffordshire.

The view from Primrose Hill, Hanford

The view north east towards Sideway from Primrose Hill in Hanford as it was in 1964. In the centre of the photograph is Stafford Colliery with its waste tip, once part of the Stafford Coal & Iron Company. ...

Trent and Mersey Canal, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent

The Trent and Mersey canal was built by James Brindley between 1766 and 1777 and transported raw materials and finished goods to and from a large number of pottery factories in Stoke-on-Trent. The factory ...

Trent and Mersey Canal, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent

This is the Trent and Mersey Canal in Longport, Stoke-on-Trent. The importance of the canals to the ceramic industry is well illustrated by the photograph: piles of ceramic wares and bottle kilns ...

Wedgwood factory, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph of Wedgwood's original factory next to the Trent and Mersey canal in Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent was taken in 1929. The factory was a site of real innovation and invention but was disused ...

Winkle and Wood Colonial Pottery factory, Stoke-on-Trent

This picture of the Winkle and Wood Colonial Pottery factory on Whieldon Road, Stoke-on-Trent, was taken just prior to its demolition in September 1999. At the bottom of the building you can see a small ...

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