Thursday, 28 February 2013

More in the Woods

Today, we changed temporary 30' 90 lb/yd rail for the original permanent 60' 95 lb/yd rail.

Heading down ET bank this morning

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

More Work in the Woods

Three waggons of panels to offload

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Usual Work Again

Malcolm & Richard assist in dropping off Vic
for trackbed levelling on East Tanfield bank

Monday, 25 February 2013

Usual Jobs

An interesting change of view and publication - following a visit yesterday by a local freelance press photographer, Cochrane appears in the Times weather section today!

Ryan welding Horden's smokebox

Sunday, 24 February 2013

Sunday Variety

Dan the fireman cleaning Cochrane

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Snowy Saturday

Mark and Ryan clearing a path to MH shed
(photo courtesy of David Watchman)

The Boy

The Blogger unmasked!

Tomorrow's Trains

Cochrane will haul trains from Andrews House for Sunniside and Causey at 11 am, 12.30, 2 and 3.30 pm.

There will be no passenger trains beyond Causey due to track relaying on East Tanfield bank.

Cochrane in Causey bay platform last Sunday
(photo courtesy of Matthew Pickering)

Friday, 22 February 2013

Continued Trackwork

More work on East Tanfield bank today:

Vic taking temporary 30' 90 lb/yd BH rail ......

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Continued Jobs

Peter cleaning HL No.2's tank .....

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Loading Track Panels

Bob, Geoff, Ian and Nigel are shown loading more track panels for East Tanfield bank (with Vic moving CS1s in the background):


Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Today's Continued Work

Track relaying on East Tanfield bank :


Monday, 18 February 2013

Mainly Track Work

Dave on his lathe

Sunday, 17 February 2013

Various

David marking out HL No.2 for lining

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Tomorrow's Trains

Cochrane will haul trains from Andrews House for Sunniside and Causey at 11 am, 12.30, 2 and 3.30 pm.

There will be no passenger trains beyond Causey due to track relaying on East Tanfield bank.

Cochrane heads for Sunniside on 3rd inst.

Friday, 15 February 2013

Towards Tanfield Relaying


At Causey, Ian fitting the FPL rodding ......

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Projects

Horden's boiler being lifted .....

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

It's Snowing Outside

We just had a few short temporary panels to finish, to get to the half way point:

Nigel slinging CS1s for Vic

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Continued Work

Ryan welding a brake crank for Horden

Monday, 11 February 2013

Tanfield Engineering

Malcolm improving seating of Cochrane's clack valve

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Sunday Variety

Dan and Steve on Cochrane 

Saturday, 9 February 2013

Saturday Stuff

Mark fitting 2013 timetable boards
(photo courtesy of David Watchman)

Tomorrow's Trains

Cochrane will haul trains from Andrews House for Sunniside, Causey and Tanfield at 11 am, 12.30, 2 and 3.30 pm.

Cochrane heading for Sunniside in January 2009
(photo courtesy of Dave Hewitt)

Friday, 8 February 2013

Friday Folk

Angela planing a door while Dave
searches for wood to chew

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Thursday Tasks

Rob and Dave sorting out 90 lb BH fishplates
for the forthcoming relaying on Tanfield bank

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Wednesday Work

Nigel and Geoff adjusting the Husky's brakes

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Tuesday Around Tanfield

Nigel, Brian and Ron discussing .....

Monday, 4 February 2013

Monday Work

 The usual folk are in the workshop:

Dave making a crosshead pin for Horden ...... 

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Sunday Variety

Phil, Richard and Danny preparing Cochrane

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Saturday Jobs

David cleaning HC 38's gauge glass protectors

Tomorrow's Trains

Cochrane will haul trains from Andrews House for Sunniside, Causey and Tanfield at 11 am, 12.30, 2 and 3.30 pm.

Cochrane at Terrace Junction last Sunday
(photo courtesy of Henry Elliott)