Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Ground Clearance

Van bodies from chassis donors for our carriages were placed alongside Marley Hill loop 30+ years ago, for temporary storage.   They are being emptied & moved to enable surveying for a new shed.
Steve & Bill attaching chains to a half van body .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... with Ian on the loop side
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Lift (I'm signalling to Ian on the crane) .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... slew .....
..... travel ....
..... & set down around MH curve
Steve, David & Colin assist in moving a section of an 1881 NER carriage
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Lifting a PMV body (with Dave on the diesel) .....
..... & slewing it over MH platform road
Travelling (with change from AW No.2 to Husky) ......
..... & placing just off MH curve
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

David, Bill & Rob clearing the site where the bottom of the van has dropped out
Moving the buffer shank store
Scrap wood & good tiles previously collected by David & David
Preparing to move another piece of NER carriage

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