Stanier 8F class 2-8-0 no. 48327 has assistance from an unidentified classmate in this impressive picture as the pair storm up Chequerbent incline.
48327 alternated between Heaton Mersey and Birkenhead sheds from November 1950 until April 1965. Reallocation to Buxton was followed by a final move to Patricroft in March 19689 and withdrawal in the June.
[Mike Morant collection]