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Thursday, 12 March 2015

Andrews House Colliery Branch, Mainly

Andrews House Colliery was about 400 yards SW of Marley Hill shed & closed in 1920.   It appears on maps, but I don't know of any photos of this pit; a capped shaft is evident.

Loading defective sleepers removed
on Tuesday from the Bowes main line
Removing & replacing a couple more

Ian successfully testing the new regulator quadrant
& stuffing box with Cochrane in steam
Mike & Dave turning a rail from the branch .....
..... so that defective sleepers can be removed .....
..... & replaced more easily
Chris, Rob, Geoff, Mike, Dave & Bill on the job
Left is Andrews House branch, middle is road to
MH shed, straight on Bowes railway to Byermoor
Geoff & Dave fixing another replacement chair

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