The famous Lickey bank which climbed for two miles from Bromsgrove, Worcestershire to Blackwell at a gradient of 1 in 37 was the steepest stretch of main line in the country. Here, at the summit, a `Crab` 2-6-0 No.42790 waits with a southbound freight as a `Jubilee` 4-6-0 No.45699 `Galatea` battles against the gradient with a northbound train.
Another from the Liverpool to Manchester beginning of commercial railways....this is an old painting showing one of the world's earliest stations, Earlestown around 1830. The same building is still here with a modified roof (less slanted)..feb16
Steam Locomotive on Station , Water Colour Painting by Howard Fogg 29 Howard_Fogg_Art_Train_Painting_SHHC012(1)
Art Train Journeys : Steam Train Painting by Howard Fogg - Steam Locomotive on Station , Water Colour Painting by Howard Fogg 29
Elsterwerda 1985, das letzte Jahr mit Dampf, Aquarell, 40 x 30 Maler und Fotograf Bernd Kauschmann
Elsterwerda 1985, das letzte Jahr mit Dampf, Aquarell, 40 x 30 Maler und Fotograf Bernd Kauschmann. Foto, 26.06.2012 935x713 Pixel, Bernd Kauschmann
Hans Baluschek ~ The Berlin Secession
Hans Baluschek (1870-1935) was a German painter, graphic artist and writer. Baluschek was a prominent representative of German Critical Realism, and as such he sought to portray the life of the common people with vivid frankness. His paintings centered on the working class of Berlin. He belonged to the Berlin Secession movement, a group of artists interested in modern developments in art.