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Staffordshire Past TrackSunday, November 29th, 2015 at 7:08am
A first aid demonstration, early 1930s. We think this photo was taken somewhere in the Cannock area. Can anyone place it? The police constable on the left is PC H. Rickuss of the Hednesford force.
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Staffordshire Past TrackFriday, November 27th, 2015 at 12:34am
An aerial view of the crater at Fauld, near Hanbury, early 1950s. On the morning of November 27, 1944, a huge explosion took place after the accidental ignition of 3,500 tons of explosives stored by the RAF in a disused gypsum mine. Upper Castle Hayes Farm was completely obliterated, and 70 people were killed. The crater remains, 90 feet deep and a quarter of a mile across.
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Staffordshire Past TrackWednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 7:10am
New on www.staffspasttrack.org.uk this week: a collection of images of the Royal School Orphanage in Wolverhampton from about 1900. In this image, girls are learning laundry skills.
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Staffordshire Past TrackMonday, November 23rd, 2015 at 5:13am
A postcard view of Oakamoor, 1910s. The Cricketer's Arms is in the foreground. Beyond is the terraced housing built for workers at the Copper Works. Notice all the washing hanging out...and all the smoke from the chimneys.
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Staffordshire Past TrackSaturday, November 21st, 2015 at 6:10am
'X factor' eat your heart out! Mr Usher and his 'real cats' was the big attraction in Stafford in 1836. A broadsheet from the collections of the William Salt Library.
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