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Saturday, 18 January 2020

Causey Woods

A work party spent the day at Causey Arch station, in part preparation for the tercentenary replica waggonway on the original 1725 route:
Dennis & Howard removing a fence
Ryan removing the fence & Angela cutting down a tree
Dan, Tracie & Jonah clearing up
Alfie, Sean, Oliver & Alex removing growth close to the lineside
Alex cutting another sapling too close to the line
(photo courtesy of Alfie Gascoigne)
Tracie & Angela loading a waggon
Richard replacing a rotten post .....
...... & refitting the Causey Arch running in board
Dennis & Howard removing a straining post intact for refitting further along
Ian Sawing off stumps
Dan, Angela, Sean & Richard pulling over a tree .....
.....with a slight alteration of using Ryan as rhe right hand anchorman .....
(photo courtesy of Alfie Gascoigne)
..... which Dan & Ian saw into pieces .....
..... & Sean & Oliver load onto the waggon
Dan preparing to pull over another rotten tree which Ian is sawing down
Dan sharpening a saw
David & Dan unloading some heavier chunks at East Tanfield
(photo courtesy of Alfie Gascoigne)
Ian sawing a tree which Howard & Angela are ready to pull in the right direction
David, Ryan & Angela ready to heave .....
..... as Dan saws ......
...... but then a change in direction
Loading the waggon .....
...... with cuttings
The works train has returned to Marley Hill
(photo courtesy of Alfie Gascoigne)

2 comments:

Angela said...

Thank you to everyone who helped. Loads done today. Angela

Alfie G said...

Lots done today, certainly progress! . I look forward to the next one