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Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Eric Maxwell (Max)

Max sitting on the running plate of Malleable No.5 in the mid 1970s
(photo from TR Flickr)
The group photo of the mid 1970s, with Max on the extreme right
(photo from TR Flickr)
Neil with Max on 21, shunting the NER class C at Marley Hill
(photo date from TR Flickr)
Bait time in a part built Marley Hill station, with Eric in green
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Max with trowel on Gibraltar bridge in 1986
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Max heaving 21 around on the ex Nostell Colliery turntable
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Evening Chronicle 1983
Max in grey, the first time we laid track past Boyd's farm
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Eileen & Eric on a country walk .....
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
..... while laying track south of Causey
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
In July 1992, taking delivery of M2's chassis from Tasmania ......
(photo courtesy of Derek Knott)
...... with boiler in separate container
(photo courtesy of Derek Knott)
Visiting Snr Lopez's scrapyard in Zaragoza in 1996
(photo courtesy of Neville Whaler)
Showing a visitor the 2 cylinder Tangye .....
..... during Heritage Open Days
Leading a group of visitors from the Industrial Railway Society on a tour
Co editor with Neville of the Bowes Railway guide book
(photo courtesy of Neville Whaler)
A description board Eric made for the railway

View Eric's September 2017 article on RSH 4 wheelers for the TR blog 


Eric recently exiting Wellington's tank
Spring 2019 saw Max doing repairs .....

..... to the Haxey van
Lending a hand in September with shed roof trusses
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Max driving 21, taking passengers from Marley Hill to Sunniside
(photo courtesy of Alan Thompson)