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Wednesday, 7 October 2020

Today at Tanfield Railway

Mick cleaning HC 38's reverser quadrant
Jim checking a new pin for HC 38's reverser
Geoff painting a gate at Causey Crossing
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)
At Sunniside buffer stop, Ian unscrews chairs & Dennis removes greenery
The other half of the buffer stop timbers are being replaced
Cameron fetching replacement timbers
Ian & Dennis removing material to enable replacements to be inserted
Ian cutting off a waisted bolt from a broken chair
Drawing in the last of the replacement timbers
Cameron freeing useful replacement bolts ......
..... with which to install replacement chairs
Ian & Dennis drilling & cleaning
Cameron lifting an end for more accurate drilling by Ian
The retimbering is progressing
Ian drilling, Dennis preparing for Cameron to screw down
Nigel removing redundant fixings from the wall of Marley Hill shed
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Ian servicing a chain saw
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Peter painting in Horden's cab

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