The Bancroft Mill Engine Trust was created to preserve the steam-driven mill engine at Bancroft Mill, Barnoldswick. There is small collection of images. Use the site Search box and type in 'bancroft' to locate all images in Guest Photo and our main collection. Please note these Guest Images are NOT for sale through our site, (except HRS 853) they are for Information and Viewing Only - Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
The website address is: http://www.bancroftmill.org.uk/
Manchester City libraries Local Studies has over 60,000 images now online covering all aspects of Manchester life, including early photos by the Victorian photographer James Mudd (1821-1906). Subjects covered include Markets, housing, streets, Manchester Ship Canal, Leisure, People, Parks, railways, canals, and industry generally. Contact: 0161 234 1979 or click http://images.manchester.gov.uk/index.php?session=pass
A series of images from the personal collection of Ron Mein who was brought up in the Backbarrow and Leven Valley area of Cumbria. The area is signficant in the history of science and technology because of its association with ironmaster John Wilkinson and iron smelting, gunpowder manufacture, charcoal burning, potash burning and the famous 'Blue Works' where ultramarine was manufactured. The images are all the Copyright of Ronald Mein at wwww.levenvalleyhistory.co.uk.
Enter 'backbarrow' in the SEARCH box on our site for all available images of the area.
"Amounting to perhaps 40,000 images this collection includes images from the early days of photography of our local railway system in Cumbria and North Lancashire right through to the recent years. Rail-served industries feature strongly and there is also coverage of railways in other parts of the UK, plus several thousand images of shipping round our coasts in the 1950s and 60s. Most images are now digitised and a comprehensive database enables detailed searches for images to be undertaken. Well over 1000 images may be seen, and prints ordered direct from our photo website at http://cumbrianrailways.zenfolio.com/ Further information about the Association and the railways of Cumbria can be found at www.cumbrianrailways.org.uk "
'The World of Stereo Views' specialises in vintage stereo photographs which capture the past in 3D. Not only are the images important in the history of photography, but they also offer a glimpse into our Victorian past and the early part of the 20th century.
The Heritage Image Register preserves low-resolution scans of the stereo photos for posterity, research and similar non-profit making purposes in association with www.worldofstereoviews.co.uk who offer original stereo images for sale via their website. The scanned images in the Heritage Image Register cover North Wales, North West England and the Lake District.
(Please note the photo scans are low-resolution for the Internet and are not available for sale.) We strongly urge you to visit www.worldofstereoviews.com and view their extensive collections of 3D images covering Europe, and North America, the Arts and many other subjects. KH