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Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Tuesday Work

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon:
Ian clearing logs .....

Sunday, 5 July 2020

East Tanfield 22 July 1992

The photos below of the first TR carriages into ET are by Derek Knott, courtesy of Andrew Knott:
Wellington being oiled for the return from East Tanfield
Who are the crew?

Saturday, 4 July 2020

Moving the TDE Crane

The photos below are courtesy of Ian Cowan:
Built by Thomas Smith of Rodley (Leeds) as works no.24065 in 1957, a 10 ton lift diesel electric bogie rail crane sits on the dockside at Tyne Dock Engineering of South Shields in the mid 1990s
(Looks like a rig base passing up the Tyne behind.)

Thursday, 2 July 2020

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Tuesday at Tanfield

Dave preparing East Tanfield station for painting
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)