1. Lithgow City Welcome Sign
2. Blast Furnace Park
3. Workers cottages
4. Hassans Walls lookout
4. State Mine Heritage Park
5. The big miners lamp
Lithgow is a small city (population 21,000) built on an industrial base. The city of proud of its tradition which is brought to life at Blast Furnace Park (site if an old steel mill), the State Mine Heritage Park (old coal mine) and the Small Arms Museum. Today, there is still plenty of industry with coal mines and large power stations in the area.
Located in a very scenic location at the edge of the Blue Mountains, Lithgow is a modern and house proud city -- Australia's Tidiest Town in 2011.
Lithgow is fascinating and attractive place to visit which may surprise, given its industrial backdrop. The intercity trains visit many times each day so give yourself a treat and come out for the ride.