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

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Monday, 3 April 2017

Workshop Monday

Peter & Jim checking that a side rod (from Horden) is level .....
..... before Jim machines the end
Barry working on Horden's bearings
Malcolm cleaning Horden's fittings
 Eric painting Horden's cab floor
Dennis working on Horden's footsteps
Alan fitting a slipper to a crosshead for Horden
Malcolm aligning a shim he makes .....
.... & fits to Horden's rods
Vic checking over his Fergie
Angela checking & dropping water as she steams Cochrane

Peter & Ian checking that the safety valves
fully lift at the required pressure
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Ian refitting parts as Cochrane is prepared for a steam test
Angela cutting a replacement gasket .....
..... which Ian fits in Twizell's whistle valve
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

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