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, 13 June 2018

Similar to Yesterday

David lettering No.60 in Marley Hill shed
Orange vs green - Dennis takes the challenge
Nigel & Dave clearing the acid grassland habitat of the dingy skipper
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Angela rigging up a temporary water supply to the end of ET platform
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Trevor & Kevin have been cutting jointing
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Steve & Ian aligning shuttering; I'm setting up the stihl saw
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Geoff & Steve completing a shutter, ready for tomorrow's pour
Ian adapting the platform edge
Installing the second shutter
Bait time
No.15 has arrived; Ian's helping to drag ramp rails
Ramp being set up
Dave taking a photo opportunity
Lowering on the winch rope
Approaching with the match waggon
The Planet taking over the move
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Ramp disassembly .....
..... with loading assistance
Ready to head north
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
At the top of Causey West Incline
Entering Marley Hill

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