Mothballing an open air museum...

Mothballing an open air museum…

Across the heritage sector we are seeing museums and heritage railways closing down their operations to the public (and in many cases, to staff and…

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T&I News 8 2020...

T&I News 8 2020…

We start with a statement from the museum: In response to Government guidance on coronavirus, the museum will be closed from 4pm on Friday, 20th…

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T&I News 7 2020...

T&I News 7 2020…

We have a shorter post this week – progress on projects previously reported continuing apace, but which I haven’t had a chance to photograph! We…

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T&I News 5 2020...

T&I News 5 2020…

Unbelievably, another February half-term is nearly over and we are enjoyed a fairly busy week at the museum, having largely escaped recent storms (other than…

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Beamish Transport Online - Review of 2019...

Beamish Transport Online – Review of 2019…

As has become something of a tradition, here is a review of the last 12 months (which make up a year that has absolutely flown…

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T&I News 21 2019...

T&I News 21 2019…

It has been a very busy few weeks, so here is a roundup of what has been taking place within the transport team at the…

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T&I News 20 2019...

T&I News 20 2019…

In this post we see a number of locomotive movements that took place today, Thursday 12th September… Below: Peckett 2000, acting as shunter, draws Peckett…

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T&I News 19 2019...

T&I News 19 2019…

The cover photo above shows what a difference it makes to the site when we reach the end of the school summer holidays!  A quieter…

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T&I News 18 2019...

T&I News 18 2019…

I start with an apology – this post will feature Samson, a lot!  There has been a comment regarding the railway-heavy content on this blog. …

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Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum 2019...

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum 2019…

The annual gala weekend on the narrow gauge (two-foot) railway at Threlkeld Quarry near Keswick in Cumbria has been reported on several times on the…

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T&I News 17 2019...

T&I News 17 2019…

Not too much to report this week, so instead some pretty photographs will have to do!  There is news on Dunrobin, which is never far…

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T&I News 16 2019...

T&I News 16 2019…

A short post this week – time having run away from us for a lengthier report! Bus Depot Below: David Watchman took these photos for…

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