Saturday, 13 June 2015

Inside Marley Hill Shed

All photos below taken on 7 June, courtesy of Ken Snowdon 

Marley Hill engine shed was built by 1854 for the Pontop & Jarrow Railway extension to Byermoor.   It is the oldest engine shed in the world still in use for its original purpose of housing steam locomotives.
On the left, Keighley Gasworks No.2, which is in use today
LH&J No.14, with a wheelset from Horden awaiting retyring
Another angle on No.14, which is currently a static exhibit
At centre, Twizell awaiting gala duty next weekend
Boilerless No.6, now replaced by Gamma
at the back of Marley Hill shed
All photos above are courtesy of Ken Snowdon 

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