T&I News Post 12 2017...

T&I News Post 12 2017…

This week we have a more varied collection of news snippets, as various projects progress, some new ones appear and others draw (I really hope!)…

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T&I News Post 10 2017...

T&I News Post 10 2017…

There has been a bit of a quiet spell on the blog lately – partly as not too much ‘new’ news occurred to report and…

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Samson's visit to Wales...

Samson’s visit to Wales…

It has been an eventful few weeks, though I apologise that blog coverage has been a little stifled lately.  It has another small extension of…

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T&I News Post 9 2017...

T&I News Post 9 2017…

We look at a couple of projects in a reasonable amount of depth in this post, in order to give them coverage they had otherwise…

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GNSF - Looking back...

GNSF – Looking back…

Well, nearly two weeks have passed since the whirlwind that was the 2017 Great North Steam Fair.  The event can be considered to have been…

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GNSF 2017 Day 2...

GNSF 2017 Day 2…

A sunny start was soon solid cloud for the day (the sun returning at around 6pm!), but the event got into full swing and so…

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GNSF 2017 Day 1...

GNSF 2017 Day 1…

It has been a busy day at Beamish, and with so much to get ready, not many photos were captured, but for what it is…

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Preparations for the GNSF 2017...

Preparations for the GNSF 2017…

Planning the Great North Steam Fair takes a great deal of preparatory work by a range of staff and volunteers.  As a result, there are…

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T&I News Post 8 2017...

T&I News Post 8 2017…

With less than a week to go until the 2017 Great North Steam Fair, most of our work is centred on the preparation for this…

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T&I News Post 7 2017...

T&I News Post 7 2017…

A double-post this week, to round things off and catch up with news around the team… Plus the sun shone for some photos to be…

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T&I News Post 6 2017...

T&I News Post 6 2017…

This time there is a little less from the workshops and a bit more from the sunny outdoors (sunny – not warm!)…  This post covers…

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T&I News Post 4 2017...

T&I News Post 4 2017…

It has been half-term week at Beamish, alongside which numerous pre-season works have been underway.  Whilst we are a year-round attraction now, there is still…

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T&I News Post 2 2017...

T&I News Post 2 2017…

This week features a brief snapshot of news items, taken around the Museum during the last working week.  A great deal of other work is…

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T&I News 2017 Post 1...

T&I News 2017 Post 1…

Hello and welcome to 2017!  This is the first news post, which I intend to label by number rather than week of the year –…

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Diana is confirmed for GNSF...

Diana is confirmed for GNSF…

Whilst readers will not have failed to notice the blog has been a little quite lately, this does not mean that a great deal hasn’t…

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2016 Review of the year

2016 Review of the year

As has become customary, here is a brief review of 2016 and some of the highlights within the Transport & Industry/Site Support team.  Needless to…

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Beamish Industrial Narrow Gauge Engineers...

Beamish Industrial Narrow Gauge Engineers…

Here is a report on the volunteer narrow gauge projects from Keeper of Transport Matt Ellis.  I’ve added images and captions to his report to…

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T&I News Week 49 2016...

T&I News Week 49 2016…

We are now on the run into Christmas, with the site busy with visitors and the workshops advancing various projects which, working week-wise, don’t have…

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T&I News Update Week 47 2016...

T&I News Update Week 47 2016…

We’re back - for now at least!  Here is a quick catch-up on recent news from the T&I department… Narrow Gauge Railway Below: Since the last…

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T&I News Week 35 2016...

T&I News Week 35 2016…

This week’s post is something of a scrapbook, covering some workshop and site works as well as last weekends Power from the Past enhanced transport…

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T&I News Supplement...

T&I News Supplement…

Here is a post to add some information on the forthcoming Power from the Past weekend (next weekend).  The dates for this have variously been…

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T&I News Week 34 2016...

T&I News Week 34 2016…

Having had a fortnight off, then a week catching up, there is quite a bit of content in this posting!  It is also worth mentioning…

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T&I News Week 30 2016...

T&I News Week 30 2016…

The summer holidays roll on and the site remains incredibly busy, no doubt assisted by favourable weather and perhaps the recent TV appearances on the…

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The Book of Samson...

The Book of Samson…

The latest book in the occasional series of titles dealing with the transport collections has arrived – The Book of Samson… It was written by…

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T&I News Week 27 2016...

T&I News Week 27 2016…

This last week brought with it some mixed weather, with scorching sunshine, a spectacular electrical storm and quite a bit of cloud too. Under these…

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