Saturday, 29 April 2017

New Machine Tools

The photos below are courtesy of Ian Cowan:
Vertical borer being removed from current location

Trains This Weekend

Tomorrow, Sunday, Twizell will head trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, 11.50 am, 1.15 pm, 2.35 pm & 3.55 pm for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.
Jonny driving Twizell out of Marley Hill earlier this month

Friday, 28 April 2017

Ralph Hedley

Ralph Hedley was a painter of the people, places and events in North East England in later Victorian & Edwardian times.  The examples below are on display in the Laing.
Geordie Haa'd the Bairn, 1890
(miner left holding the bairn in his one room cottage)

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Thursday Variety

Jim making more pins for Horden
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

More Machine Tools

The photos below are courtesy of Geoff Lowe:
Steve & Ian removing the radial arm drill

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Machine Tools

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon:
Steve & Dave jacking up the work table of the radial arm drill ..... 

Monday, 24 April 2017

Progress on 49's Firebox

The photos below are courtesy of John Eastwood at Israel Newton's via Richard Charlton: 
The remnants of 49's inner firebox being lifted out .....

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Another Sunday

Logan cleaning Twizell's wheels