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Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Sunday, 28 March 2021

IRS Puzzles

Does anyone recognize this loco?
Is it BH 704 of 1882, Weardale Steel Coal & Coke No.19?
If so, can anyone comment on its history?

Saturday, 27 March 2021

Waggonway No.21 Spring 1985

Includes running season prep; presentable waggons; shed area track;
Consett & inclines; getting track from Annfield Plain; N&C 150
(this penultimate Waggonway courtesy of Andrew Beevers)

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Monday, 22 March 2021

Sunday, 21 March 2021

Sunday Photos

Frank & Susan gardening at Andrews House
(photo courtesy of Martin O'Neill)

Friday, 19 March 2021

Waggonway No.20 Winter 1984

Includes Marley Hill station; MH trackwork; Stephenson locos in Brazil; railway tales; German tour
(Copy of Waggonway No.20 courtesy of Andrew Beevers)

Coal

M
Matthew supervising a delivery of coal ready for future trains
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)

Thursday, 18 March 2021

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Fencing Wednesday

I'm working on the ridge of the roof
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Monday, 15 March 2021

Saturday, 13 March 2021

Waggonway No.19 1984

Editor change; wheel lathe; NSR/SSM&WCR carriage; 2 x No.2; Consett lines; steam tugs
(copy of magazine No.19 courtesy of Alan Thompson)

Friday, 12 March 2021

Thursday, 11 March 2021

Thursday at TR

Peter, Jim & Mick loading an axlebox for HC 38 into the Crowthorn lathe

Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Monday, 8 March 2021

Monday Stuff

Ian filling gaps in the welcome building eaves
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

Sunday, 7 March 2021

Sunday Variety

The photos below are courtesy of Peter Weightman (except where noted):
Bobby cleaning HC 38's journals .....

Saturday, 6 March 2021

Lineside Vegetation Clearance

The photos below taken at Andrews House are courtesy of David Watchman:
Dan cutting down bushes around the footbridge ramp

Friday, 5 March 2021

Carriage No.6 at Stanegate Restorations

The photos below taken at Stanegate Restorations at Haltwhistle are courtesy of David Watchman:
Carriage No.6 is being re-equipped with separate compartments & full width bench seats .....

Sunniside Preparation

Sunniside station is being made ready for the restart of trains calling there.     The photos below show today's preliminary work for David's team.
The platform surface being cleared & levelled
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)

Waggonway No.18 1983

Includes Weardale line, Clayton locos, Track, Staff uniforms, AH building, Bo'ness bus trip
(copies of magazine No.18 courtesy of Andrew Beevers & Alan Thompson)

Thursday, 4 March 2021

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Welcome Advances

Ian & Cameron preparing to fit more plywood to the lower internal walls

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Monday, 1 March 2021