Stoke-on-Trent - photo of the week
the staircase lock on the Caldon Canal at Etruria c. 1970
photo: Ken & Joan Davis
on the left is the Trent & Mersey Canal and on the right the Caldon Canal
the red oval marks the Staircase Locks where the photo was taken
the blue oval marks the Etruria Industrial Museum.
picture: Bing Maps
1832 map - in dark blue is the Trent & Mersey Canal and in light blue the Caldon Canal
the staircase locks marked in red
to the left of the locks the location of the Old Infirmary and the Gas Works can be seen
In the background, top left, is Shelton Bar Iron & Steel Works - the Trent & Mersey Canal can just be seen on the photo
the staircase lock on the Caldon Canal - to the the right can be seen Etruria Vale Road.
contents: 2011 photos
"A Dispensary and House of Recovery" - the first hospital at Etruria