Transport & industry News Update - Pre Season 2014...

Transport & industry News Update – Pre Season 2014…

Here is a smattering of news from the Transport & Industry department at Beamish.  The main focus at the moment is getting ready for the…

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Pit Pony Stables on track

Pit Pony Stables on track

As reported in the last Pit Pony Stables update work is now progressing with tub track in the stable yard. Tracks such as these provided a…

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More T&I Activity around Beamish *Updated*...

More T&I Activity around Beamish *Updated*…

In this post we will have a look around the site, and RHEC, at some of the other projects taking place that haven’t been looked…

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No.18 'Lewin' Miscellany...

No.18 ‘Lewin’ Miscellany…

A lot has been reported on the blog re the restoration of No.18.  Like all projects, there always seems to be bits and pieces that…

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Colliery Stables Update

Colliery Stables Update

Completion of the stables is getting closer which, given the weather, the ponies will be glad of. Shaun has been busy in the joiners shop…

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News from the Colliery

News from the Colliery

A lot of joinery work has been going on in the Colliery over the last few weeks. Not only in the Stables but also Hetton…

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News from the Colliery Stables

News from the Colliery Stables

Helped by the recent dry weather work on the stable roof has moved along very quickly. In fact, it seems we have got the roof…

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News from the Colliery

News from the Colliery

Since the completion of the brick work the Colliery Stables site has been quiet. Contractors have been constructing the timber a-frames offsite and this week…

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Coal still being mined in the North East

Coal still being mined in the North East

After a kind invitation from Banks Mining I was able to visit their Brenkley Lane surface mine in Northumberland. The impressive site is set to be…

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Opening of the New Colliery Lamp Cabin

Opening of the New Colliery Lamp Cabin

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