150 years of the Shelton Works - page 16
|Connecting the numerous
pieces of plant was a collection of rail-borne vehicles, made up of slag
bogies, pig bogies and wagons drawn by a ten-strong, steam locomotive
In fact Shelton was the first site to have a rail link; the loop line. The Earl is reported to have been known to take his locomotives on to the North Staffordshire Railway lines for personal trips to Sandbach. The rail company on one occasion were alleged to have reprimanded him for his actions.