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Thursday, 15 September 2016

Thursday Tasks

Bill, Chris & Michael modifying the hanging of Causey level crossing gate
A delivery of  Morris oils
Chris, Michael & Bill keeping a careful eye on a mortar mix
Chris laying stone in the gable
Ian & Ian discussing ways of moving the Borrows well tank, for restoration
Michael working on the gable .....
..... mixing concrete .....
..... & delivering it to Chris .....
..... to fill the gap between stone & block

4 comments:

Unknown said...

Is the Burrows well tank being cosmetically restored, or restored to working order?

Derek said...

Wallsend Slipway No.3 (EB 37/1898) is not part of the TR collection. I understand that its owners are intending restoration to wo

Unknown said...

Wallsend Slipway No.3 appears to have a lot of parts missing: The cab, the coal bunker, the side tanks etc. Are they stored elsewhere in the yard, or will the owners be obliged to fabricate/acquire those items, as well as whatever else is missing?

Derek said...

The cab, coal bunkers & other parts stored on site will go with the loco. The loco has a well tank between the frames. Other parts were taken off site by the owners some years ago. They intend to locate these & replace parts as necessary.