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.

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

A Wet Day

Steve & Colin handling pieces of old roof sheeting .....
..... for Bill to cut to size
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Marking out another sheet
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Colin repairing a toilet seat in the ladies'
Ian swinging purlins between the gable & first truss .....
..... to be fixed into place
Angela attaching 'Don't enter' notices to the locos
After about 6 hours the rain stopped, so we moved outside .....
..... where Dave cuts another sheet for temporary refitting to Marley Hill shed roof

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