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Monday, 31 August 2020

BH Monday Extra

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Jonny & Tom watering No.2 .....

BH Monday

No.2 leaving East Tanfield - note the carriage shed at mid left
(photo courtesy of Brian Carter)

Sunday, 30 August 2020

Thursday, 27 August 2020

Thursday Tasks

Geoff priming mounting boards for a sign at East Tanfield ......
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Rainy Tuesday

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon:
Ian repairing parts for his lawn mower

Monday, 24 August 2020

Today at Marley Hill

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Brian working on Horden's pipes

Thursday, 20 August 2020

Building Sunniside Point

Ian emptying the foliage returned from Sunniside yesterday
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Tuesday Trackwork

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon
Steve, Colin & Ian working on the replacement point for Sunniside

Monday, 17 August 2020

Sunday, 16 August 2020

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

At TR Today

Geoff & Nigel painting the railings at East Tanfield
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Around TR Today

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon:
Dennis spacing timbers for the replacement Sunniside point .....

Sunday, 9 August 2020

Sunday Stuff

Andrew cleaning carriages at East Tanfield
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

Friday, 7 August 2020

The Great Fire of Gateshead

The great fire of Gateshead (& Newcastle) quayside happened in 1854.   In this year Marley Hill shed was in use, & Tanfield coal was being shipped from the Gateshead quay area.

A contemporary view of the fire

Thursday, 6 August 2020

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Tuesday's Tasks

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon:
Clearing surplus & rotten sleepers retrieved following Causey work from the flat waggon .....

Monday, 3 August 2020

Sunday, 2 August 2020

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Old News

Newcastle Courant 20 March 1840 - the contract for the Hole 

Preparation & Practice .....

..... for welcoming visitors & restarting public passenger trains.

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering except where stated:
Lewis & Martin cleaning & preparing Pontop Canteen in MH carriage shed