Tanfield Railway shows 1920-1950 on an industrial/minor railway, featuring items built/used in NE England.

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Friday, 24 April 2015

A Variety of Jobs

Vic's off to work ....
..... & getting into his stride with the strimmer
A 40' x 8' x 9'6" container arrives .....
..... to be lifted off the waggon .....
..... & set down outside Marley Hill shed
It's been moved temporarily .....
..... pending start of adaptation to a cafe
The petrol Fergie being moved off site
Coal delivery to Andrews House
Ian trying a rail grinder near Terrace Junction


Unknown said...

Why is he (Ian)grinding the rails?

Derek said...

Under traffic, a rail head wears, sometimes unevenly. All our rail is second hand, so the heads have different wear depending on the source. Grinding removes relative mismatches & lips, particularly at joints.