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An Address to the Public in Answer to the Case of the Trent and Mersey Canal Company - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Controversial Proposals The Trent and Mersey Canal Company has recently issued controversial proposals to build a reservoir and extend a branch canal to Leek. This pamphlet, sent to Enoch Wood's ...

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 ...

Anderton Carrying Company - document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

In the spring of 1838, James Macintyre, Agent for the Anderton Carrying Company, wrote this confident letter to Staffordshire's pottery manufacturers to celebrate his canal company's success. He announced ...

Arthur Wood's canalside factory, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view south along the canal. Westport Lake is off to the right, on the left is the rear of Wood's pottery. the buildings have all been cleared and the are now used for light industry and food ...

At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle - Minutes of a Meeting to discuss the building of new branch canals. From the Enoch Wood scrapbook.

At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle a group of prominent men have gathered to discuss the plans for new branch canals connecting Hanley, Shelton, Burslem and Lane End. The men include local pottery manufacturers ...

Birches Head Road, Caldon Canal, Abbey Hulton, Stoke on Trent

A view north east across the River Trent valley from the Birches Head Road bridge over the Caldon Canal. The buildings in the right centre were Abbey Farm in the 1960s, now Trent Country Club, with Redhills ...

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 ...

Boathorse Lane Valley and Line Houses, Tunstall

The view in a northerly direction from Hollywall Lane towards Line Houses. The Harecastle railway tunnels run beneath the fields in the foreground and a ventilator shaft can be seen in the left centre. ...

British Waterways Depot, Burslem Branch Canal, Burslem

British Waterways was the authority responsible for maintaining the majority of canals in the United Kingdom. Formed in 1962 it became the Canal & River Trust in 2012. This depot was at the far end of ...

Burgess & Leigh, Middleport Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent

Burgess & Leigh built the Middleport Pottery alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal in 1888-89 and it is the only complete working Victorian pottery left in Stoke-on-Trent (2o18). Traditional pottery works ...

Caldon Canal and waterworks at Stockton Brook

The view north along the Caldon Canal near middle lock at Stockton Brook. To the right is the chimney of Stockton Brook Waterworks. The waterworks were built in 1884 by the Staffordshire Potteries Water ...

Caldon Canal at Heakley Hall Farm, Norton Green

A view south west along the Caldon Canal from the bridge near Heakley Hall Farm. The buildings on the skyline are on Norton Lane. The arm of the canal to Norton Green foundry went off to the right between ...

Caldon Canal at Stanley Road, Stockton Brook

Looking east along the Caldon Canal from the Stanley Road bridge in Stockton Brook. The lock is the Top Lock (number 9) on the canal, with boats up to 72 feet long and 7 feet wide able to use the canal. ...

Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent

The Caldon Canal in a near derelict state. The road bridge carries the A53, Leek New Road and has been rebuilt and widened since the photograph was taken. Restoration of the canal took place in the 1970s. ...

Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent

The lower lock (of five) on the Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook. These locks lift the canal to its summit level. The lock overflow is at the left edge of the photograph and Stockton Brook waterworks is ...