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, 6 January 2019

First Runnng Day of 2019

Tom watching Jim set up a coupling rod from HC No.38 on the miller
Geoff & Tommy in Andrews House shop
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
I'm checking the flow rate through Cochrane's sight feed lubricator
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Susan's our guard today, flagging us  away from Sunniside
Frank tending to AH east garden
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Antony, David & me on Cochrane, arriving at Andrews House
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
David & Antony running Cochrane round the train at East Tanfield .....
..... & Sunniside
Passing Ben & David on Causey Level Crossing
Susan rightly insists that we leave Causey
Antony & David coaling Cochrane at AH, under my gaze
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)

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