Did you know? In 1886 Durham coal owners forced the NER to give them a direct route to the Tyne at Dunston, avoiding the bottleneck at Tyne Dock.

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

East Tanfield Again

Works loco heading for East Tanfield
Steve, Geoff & Dave  .....
..... moving timbers into position
Ian joining in with alignment of timbers
Digging for foundations by Northern Structures has been completed - concrete tomorrow
Shaun moving check chairs
Fitting the check rail
Ian digging out the realignment up to the headshunt
Drilling ......
..... & screwing down chairs
Continuing .....
...... to fix down rail

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