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Thursday, 12 April 2018

More ET Carriage Shed

At Marley Hill, Brian & Peter plan vacuum pipe runs on Horden
At ET, Trevor & Rob square up a hole for casting a concrete pad to support the platform
Ian digging more holes for the same
Dave unfastening a sleeper .....
..... then chairs which lie in the path of a retaining wall
Bill loosening the compacted ground which is full of brickwork
Dave & Bill digging a trench ready for a vertical sleeper wall
Trevor packing sleepers on the carriage shed buffer stop
Northern Structures cladding the front gable end
Trying cut down sleepers for size
The sleeper wall begins to take shape
Bill & Trevor fetch more sleepers
Dave lowering a sleeper into place
The wall will retain fill allowing a broad way onto the platform

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