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.

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Sunday Variety

Richard oiling Cochrane's axleboxes this morning
Angela shunting carriages, assisted by Dave
Matthew manning Marley Hill ground frame
Mark & Richard crewing Cochrane
Susan planting for spring 2018
Frank preparing for more planting
Neil fettling the saw
Neil & Steve bedding down the new workshop machinery
Chris attaching hinges to Horden's smokebox door
Tom grinding in Horden's regulator
Guy flagging the train away from Causey Arch station .....
..... & tightening a coupling
Bill & Alan watch a departure from Andrews House
Tom & Stuart cladding a workshop door

Logan cleaning steelwork on AW No.2 .....
..... with Alex & Oliver doing likewise
Chris bringing the empty stock back to Marley Hill this evening

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