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A view up Basford Bank, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph was taken looking up Etruria Road from close to the junction with Basford Park Road. Sackville Street is off to the left just by the Davenport's off-licence. This road formed part of the ...

Anchor Road, Adderley Green. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene with a view of Anchor road, Adderley Green, Nr. Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The left hand turning is Gladstone Street, which is now called Bambury Street. The Railway Hotel ...

Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich

The Anderton Boat Lift is a two caisson lift lock near the village of Anderton, Cheshire, in north-west England. It provides a 50-foot (15.2 m) vertical link between two navigable waterways: the River ...

Anderton Canal Carriers Wharf, Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph shows two important sites on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. In the centre is the Anderton Canal Company's warehouse and boat repair yard and beyond Burgess & Leigh's Middleport ...

Anderton Canal Co. Wharf, Navigation Road, Middleport

This photograph was taken just off the southern end of Navigation Road in Middleport. This was at the northern end of the half mile Burslem Branch Canal which came off the Trent & Mersey Canal. The branch ...

Anderton canal wharves, Middleport

The camera is looking northwards along the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. The buildings on the right belonged to the Anderton Canal Company who were one of the three main carriers serving the Potteries ...

Baths Road, Longton

The sign of the Eagle Public House can be seen high up on the right, with the railway bridge on Times Square in the distance.

Bear & Billet Hotel, Chester. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide with a view of the Bear & Billet Hotel and the Bridgegate in Chester.

Bedford Street Lock and Mellor's Millers on the Caldon Canal, Hanley

This photograph was taken from the Bedford Street Locks (locks 1 and 2) looking north along the Caldon Canal towards Mellor' Mills wharf and works. The canal bends sharply round to the left towards the ...

Belgrave Road, Dresden. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene with a group of children and cyclists. Taken at Belgrave Road, Dresden, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken ...

Belgrave Road, Dresden. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Belgrave Road, Dresden, 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 ...

Biddulph Road, Fegg Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken looking northwards along Biddulph Road (A527) at the northern end of Fegg Hayes. The bridge in the centre carried the Biddulph Valley Branch railway line. The railway bridge ...

Biddulph Valley Branch alongside Norton Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

A view along the Biddulph Valley branch line where it runs alongside Norton Colliery, which is to the right. The spoil tips just appear on the extreme right. The photograph was taken from the Leek Road ...

Biddulph Valley Branch mineral railway at Milton Road, Stoke-on-Trent

A view north along the ex North Staffordshire Railway's Biddulph Valley Branch near Milton Road. Norton Colliery waste tip and the Ford Green Iron Works are the centre behind the line house. Much of the ...

Birches Head Road, Stoke-on-Trent

The view west along Birches Head Road from just before the Caldon Canal. The parapets of the canal bridge are in the centre of the photograph. Just beyond is the level crossing over the Biddulph Valley/Stoke ...

Black Bull station and Victoria Colliery aerial ropeway, Brindley Ford, Stoke-on-Trent

Black Bull Station was just north of Brindley Ford on the Biddulph Valley line, opened in 1860. The station opened in 1864 but the line was used mainly for coal and iron stone and passenger numbers were ...

Black Bull Station and Victoria Colliery, Brindley Ford

This is a view looking north from Bull Lane towards Victoria Colliery. Black Bull station buildings can be seen on the right hand side. The station was on the now dismantled Biddulph Valley Branch. On ...

Bog Lane bridge, Lightwood, Longton

Photograph taken from the south-west, looking towards Longton. Bog Lane was later known as Woodpark Lane.