Welcome to the Lickey Incline blog devoted to the celebration of the railway and in particular the great days of steam trains both standard and narrow gauge, on the railways of Britain.

Friday, July 13, 2012

The Double Lickey Banker 3

Lickey incline steam
The Double Lickey Banker 3, originally uploaded by D1059.
Copyright Stephen Dance

Thursday, July 12, 2012

48249 on the Lickey Bank

Lickey Incline Bank
48249 on the Lickey Bank, originally uploaded by geoff7918.
A homage to the late Peter J Shoesmith - a great photographer.

Photographed at Vigo on the Lickey incline Stanier 8F 48249 makes good progress with a fairly heavy mixed freight on a cold winter's day. 48249 was photographed in the Newport area, withdrawn, in September 1967.
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