Hi Maurice ... Looks like the train was late ... pity the driver !Hmmm - Formidable!
Hi Paul ... I suppose women of those times were used to the high steps and steep stairs of trams and looking at the ladies of the church choir in post#254 they were prepared to do some climbing ...As Maurice says, "Formidable", looking at this picture it dos make you wonder how in heaven they managed to get about with daily tasks, let a lone get on and off Bus's and the like. Paul
The station looks small and reading the notices it seems to be GWR connected with Birmingham, but after studying many photos of local stations the roof does not look like typical GWR.
Heathfield Road Handsworth and Villa Road
Villa Road Handsworth
Hi Eric, I've no idea who he was but the answer might be somewhere on this website ... but there is a large amount of information to look through ...Who's the guy taking the salute?