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.

Monday, 26 March 2018

Monday Work

The photos below are courtesy of Ian Cowan:
Peter filing a bracket for Horden
Malcolm getting the saw to work
Richard making fusible plugs
Progress on the carriage shed roof at East Tanfield ......
...... including fitting of ridge capping
The photos above are courtesy of Ian Cowan 

49's new smokebox front at Newton's - more news of the boiler tomorrow
(photo courtesy of John Eastwood at Newton's via Richard Charlton)

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