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Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Causey Waiting Room

The photos below are by Derek Knott, courtesy of Andrew Knott:
A Midland Railway 5 compartment 3rd heads south from Marley Hill on 24 October 1992
Peter taking a break from unloading the carriage body onto Causey Arch platform
Later, while someone paints inside, Martin, John, Ian & Kev tidy up the exterior
Martin, Ian, John & Kev are doing woodwork, painting & steps
Ian & Graeme making a canopy for the main entrance of Causey waiting room
Ian, Graeme & Martin continue
The carriage body was salvaged from Allonby in Cumbria.   It gave good service as a waiting room for several years, including as grotto support / soup kitchen here at the North Pole.   It was later destroyed in an arson attack.

The photos above are by Derek Knott, courtesy of Andrew Knott

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