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.

Monday, 5 August 2019

Marley Hill Shed Roofwork

Eric & Jim drilling new tanalised purlins - without the drill magnet
Peter varnishing paintwork on Horden
Ian adding another purlin
Mick sawing new purlins to the correct length
Jim & Mick fixing DP membrane to the purlin ends to be placed in the stone gable
Ian painting the cut end of purlins with a preservative

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