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Sunday, 8 March 2020

Another Sunday

George taking HL No.2 .....
..... around Marley Hill curve onto the Tanfield Branch; thence to East Tanfield for the train
AW No.2 following later, to ET for driving by the public
David & Josh packing the Andrews House branch .....
..... joined later by Chris & Andrew
Jim using a tap to align another of HC 38's axleboxes in the miller
Mick repairing a long dormant strimmer
Steve headlighting the Fowler
At Andrews House, Oliver & George tend to No.2
Geoff the trainee guard on the move .....
..... before he & Dan watch as their train departs for Sunniside
Angela celebrating the return
Geoff's catching his train again
Guards in their van
Guy setting the road .....
..... for No.2 to set back onto the train at East Tanfield
Tommy Armstrong's staff
Passing Alex & trainee at the crossing
Oliver & George running No.2 around the train at Sunniside ......
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
..... with an audience as they head onto the train
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Another arrival at Andrews House
Geoff's wanting to go again
(photo courtesy of Alfie Gascoigne)
He & Oliver check back as they leave for the south
(photo courtesy of Alfie Gascoigne)
David preparing & painting Horden's sand boxes, pipes & brackets

Bob cleaning one of Horden's hand rails
Shovelling ballast onto the dumper, with Chris at the centre
David steadily lining Horden's bunker

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