Did you know?   Marley Hill Colliery opened & closed twice, so we have two railways at Marley Hill.   From the early 1700s until closure in 1815 the Tanfield Waggonway conveyed its coal.   Reopened in 1841 & closed in 1983, the Bowes Railway carried its produce.

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

A Sunny Day

Dennis strimming .....
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)
..... & Dave trimming at Andrews House
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)
Driver's eye view of coal dust being moved
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)
Jim making bolts
Mick & Bill fitting roof sheets to Marley Hill shed
Bill pointing the way
Cameron & Nigel producing sheets .....
..... measured .....
..... & cut to length by Dave
Steve, Mick & Bill fitting roof sheets
(this is a temporary covering)
Nigel cutting another sheet
(photo courtesy of Bill Thain)
Mick & Steve figuring out how to sheet around the chimney
(photo courtesy of Bill Thain)

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