Did you know? The Tanfield route used wayleaves, so was privately owned, never by a railway co.

Monday, 9 April 2018

Another Day

Dennis drilling Horden's smokebox base patch
Dave checking ......
..... & threading
Alan & Brian threading vacuum pipe for Horden
Malcolm cleaning a tap for Horden's fusible plugs
Jim making a new valve assembly for Twizell's lh injector steam valve
Returning coal hoppers ......
..... to Causey bay
Geoff & Colin repairing a bridleway gate at Sunniside
Eric cleaning rust from Horden's cab
Twizell's new injector steam valve spindle
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Geoff & Colin changing a punctured dumper wheel
The dumper & other materials heading for East Tanfield
Unloading at ET
I'm unfastening a sleeper from the buffer stop
in readiness for building a section of retaining wall
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Northern Structures completing the largest wall of ET carriage shed