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Thursday, 18 June 2020

A Wet Day in Allonby

The photos below showing loading of a MR carriage body in Allonby (Cumbria) in the early 1990s are courtesy of Ian Cowan:
An ex Midland Railway 5 compartment carriage body sits on a wagon chassis
Parnaby's tractor unit shunting the carriage .....
..... out of the yard .....
.    ..... onto the main street through Allonby
Ian watching Derek checking the tyre pressures?
Winching the carriage onto the loader
Preparing a support for the overhanging end of the carriage
Tractor unit now on the correct end of the loader, nearly ready .....
.... to leave Allonby
After arrival at Tanfield - to offload in the morning
(This is the carriage body which featured on yesterday's blog at Causey) 
The photos above are courtesy of Ian Cowan

1 comment:

ian said...

After the body went to Causey, the 4wheel chassis was towed and propelled to Beamish by a Land Rover, not sure if the chassis is still on show.