Wednesday, 30 September 2015

East Tanfield Again

Dennis mixing mortar to line drainage manholes

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

East Tanfield Today

The photos below are courtesy of Nigel Wheeler:
Steve working on the incoming services trench .....

Monday, 28 September 2015

Operating Volunteers

The photos below were taken on Saturday 29 August by Carl Chambers:
Dave the guard

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Sunday Ops

The photos below are courtesy of David Reed:
Anthony watching Cochrane drift into Andrews House

Postcard from Devon

Babbacombe cliff railway -720ft of 1 in 2.88, electric drive 

Saturday, 26 September 2015

Friday Night Photos #3

The photos below were taken on the photography evening of 11 September by Dave Hewitt:
Cochrane at the head of Marley Hill yard

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Sunday, Sir Cecil A. Cochrane will take passenger trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, 11.45 am, 1 pm, 2.15 pm 3.30 pm  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.
Cochrane leaving East Tanfield earlier this month
(photo courtesy of Ken Snowdon)

Friday, 25 September 2015

Friday Night Photos #2

The photos below were taken on the photography evening of 11 September by Ken Snowdon:

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Friday Night Photos #1

The photos below were taken on the photography evening of 11 September by Carl Chambers:

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Wednesday Work

All photos below are courtesy of Nigel Wheeler :
A delivery of water & diesel

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

A Sunny Sunday

The photos below were taken on Sunday 13 September 2015 by Ken Snowdon:

Monday, 21 September 2015

TRA at Threlkeld

The Tanfield Railway Association took a coach trip last Saturday to Threlkeld Mining Museum near Keswick.

The photos below are all courtesy of David Reed:
Terry, Dave, Alan, Eric, Malcolm, Dave, Sarah, David, ? & Andrew at Threlkeld

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Sunday Mix

Kyle watering Cochrane
(photo courtesy of David Reed)

Saturday, 19 September 2015

Marley Hill on Saturday

The photos below are all courtesy of Kyle Allsopp:
Kyle cleaning Cochrane's tubes .....

Sunniside LHS

Members of Sunniside Local History Society were at the railway last weekend.   Jonathan Wallace from the society took photos such as:
Twizell in Marley Hill shed last Sunday; for more photos see Jonathan's Flickr site 

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Sunday, Sir Cecil A. Cochrane will take passenger trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, 11.45 am, 1 pm, 2.15 pm 3.30 pm  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.
Last Sunday, Cochrane entering Sunniside .....
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)

Friday, 18 September 2015

Exhibition at St Mary's Church

There's currently an interesting exhibition at St Mary's Heritage Centre which includes:
  • Photographs of Dunston Staiths in the 1970s by Sirkka Liisa Kontinnen
  • Photographs of the route of the Tanfield Branch by TWBPT
  • Video of Craghead Colliery including the Waldridge Incline in operation

Thursday, 17 September 2015

ET Thursday

The photos below are all courtesy of Dave Dixon:
Ian filling gaps between plasterboard on the ceiling

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

ET Work

The photos below are all courtesy of Nigel Wheeler:
Bob & Dick making plywood infill pieces

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Tuesday at Tanfield

Ian clearing up ET grounds .....

Monday, 14 September 2015

Mainly in the Workshop

Malcolm improving the finish on No.2's newly machined slide bars

Sunday, 13 September 2015

A Better Day

Steve on Cochrane taking out the empty stock
(photo courtesy of David Reed)

Saturday, 12 September 2015

A Wet Day

Cochrane setting off from Marley Hill with the empty stock this morning

Friday, 11 September 2015

This Weekend's Trains

Short talks & descriptions of the locos in Marley Hill shed & the carriages in their shed will be available.

Tomorrow, Saturday, Sir Cecil A. Cochrane will take passenger trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, noon, 1.30 pm 3 pm  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.

The sunny sylvan views below were taken last Sunday by Dave Hewitt:
Cochrane gliding through Causey Woods

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Some Thursday Work

Brian tack welding gusset plates for Horden

Fred

Fred: hard at work on Causey platform. (2013)

We are sad to say that our friend and fellow volunteer, Fred Scott, passed away this afternoon.
 Fred will be missed by us all and our thoughts are with Fred's family. 

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Today's Variety

Steve & Nigel at East Tanfield .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Monday, 7 September 2015

Mainly in the Workshop

Vic off to flail south of Andrews House

Sunday, 6 September 2015

TR Today

Luke, Ethan & Matthew cleaning Cochrane

Ken's Sunday Gone

The photos below were taken last Sunday by Ken Snowdon:
No.2 raising steam outside Marley Hill shed

Saturday, 5 September 2015

Loco Work

David burnishing one of Horden's journals
(photo courtesy of Richard Charlton)

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Sir Cecil A. Cochrane will take passenger trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, 11.45 am, 1 pm, 2.15 pm 3.30 pm  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.
Cochrane at Andrews House in September 2012

Bowes Railway Open

The Bowes Railway is open this weekend 

Friday, 4 September 2015

Friday at ET

Ian screeding more of the floor - there's still one room to do

Stu's Views of Sunday

The photos below were taken last Sunday by Stu Armstrong:
Ben, Lewis & Alan on Station Road bank

Thursday, 3 September 2015

At East Tanfield

Rob sorting out a delivery of materials for ET station building

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

At ET & MH

Bill & Geoff making pieces to box in ET station eaves
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Autumn Begins .....

Vic greasing the digger .....