Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Up on the Roof

The first new roof sheet about to be threaded through the purlins .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Monday, 30 May 2022

Sunday, 29 May 2022

Sunday Stuff

Matt & Peter discussing No.2's tubes, which are in good condition after 10 years use

Saturday, 28 May 2022


The photos below are courtesy of Kelly Walsh:
Sheets being removed from the roof last week

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

More Roof

I'm fitting another purlin
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Tuesday, 24 May 2022


Barry & Dave guiding the last truss towards its place in MH shed

Sunday, 22 May 2022

Sunday's Work

Ben on 49 heading out of Marley Hill to pick up the train at East Tanfield

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Last Sunday's Shunting

The photos below show shunting to clear MH shed last Sunday in preparation for roof work, & are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Peter checking the Armstrong ......

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Marley Hill Shed

Work on removing roof sheets continues
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Sunday, 15 May 2022

Friday, 13 May 2022

TR About 1992

We recently received a letter with some photographs from Averil Fuller of Hampshire:
The letter

Wednesday, 11 May 2022

Fire Extinguishers

Weighing a dry powder extinguisher to determine its status
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

Wednesday Work

Dennis & Ian moving roof sheeting to clear a road of MH shed
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Sunday, 8 May 2022

Geoff's Sunday People

The photos below are courtesy of Geoff Lowe, the guard:
Alex manning Causey Level Crossing

Another Sunday

George & Andy preparing Cochrane .....

Saturday, 7 May 2022

TRF Darlington & Shildon

Tanfield Railway Friends today visited Darlington Loco Works to see the new build P2, followed by the works at Shildon to view the new build G5.
The P2 2-8-2 has frames, wheels, smokebox & cab

Thursday, 5 May 2022

A Bit of Thursday

Ian & Malcolm checking an air-operated sand delivery valve from AW No.2

Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Sunday, 1 May 2022