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Thursday, 15 August 2019

Marley Hill Shed Roof & More

Jim using the radial arm drill on more gussets
Peter & Steve dismantling the scaffold tower used in the installation
of Horden's main steam pipe & regulator swan neck; tubing is next
Colin loading roof sheets onto the forklift .....
..... for Ian to lift up to us ......
..... to load onto the basket of the cherry picker
Sliding a sheet out onto the roof
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Dave & Colin fastening down the sheet .....
..... alongside Ian
David shunting carriages with Cochrane
Callum & David on Cochrane, waiting to head for East Tanfield ......
..... where the cafe awaits
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Kevin cutting back greenery in Causey Woods .....
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
..... along with Geoff
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
The train passes
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Colin & I fastening a ladder on the roof .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... for easier fitting of the longer sheets
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
The sheeting work progressing, with Ian & Dave adding the short eaves sheets
(This covering is temporary for winter; lantern roof & new sheets are next year's work)
Colin being passed sheets by Rob
Dave & Ian on the eaves
Ian welding a bracket on top of the truss
Empty stock heading for Marley Hill - David exchanging tokens with Chris
Dave's been the guard
David watching Andrew & Antony change single line boards
(photo courtesy of David Watchman)
David & David strimming at Bowes Bridge
(photo courtesy of David Watchman)

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