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Sunday, 1 March 2020

Spring Sunday

Ben & Chris taking No.2 to East Tanfield .....
..... to shunt & get the carriages out of the shed, assisted by Henry the guard
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Dave reattaching fencing
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Oliver & Oliver on Causey Level Crossing
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Watering No.2 at Andrews House
Chris using the handbrake to buffer gently onto the train
Geoff's the trainee guard
Passing Marley Hill headshunt on the way to Sunniside
David, Owen, Antony & Euan shovel-packing part of the headshunt
David & Bob polishing Horden's new cab spectacles

Jim & Mick drilling a blanking plate .....
..... to be fitted to Horden's repaired steam pipe, ready for hydraulic test
After which Jim's back on the box .....
..... while Tom files cheeks of HC 38's boxes
Dorothy & ?? in Tommy Armstrong's tea room
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
I'm exchanging tokens with Chris
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
No.2 passing through Causey on its way back to Marley Hill at the end of the day
(photo courtesy of Ben Wilson)

1 comment:

DR said...

I think it should be the "Tommy Armstrong Tea Room". Not "Tommy Armstrong's Tea" room!!