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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T&I News Week 24 2016...

T&I News Week 24 2016…

Before a news report, a reminder for anyone thinking of coming to Beamish this weekend that it is the Somme commemoration and we are operating…

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T&I News Week 22 2016...

T&I News Week 22 2016…

Things might have seen a little quiet lately, but nothing could be further from the truth – its just finding time to write the blog…

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T&I News Week 21 2016...

T&I News Week 21 2016…

We start this week’s post with news of a new arrival in the shape of a Doxford Crane Tank.  This example is Roker, and whilst…

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WW1 Arrivals...

WW1 Arrivals…

Whilst we hadn’t planned a second round of First World War related activity in 2016, the opportunity to borrow some of the equipment belonging to…

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T&I News Week 19 2016...

T&I News Week 19 2016…

A mixed bag this week, catching up on various items that I haven’t posted for a fortnight or so… RHEC Below: The market stalls are…

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T&I News Week 18 2016...

T&I News Week 18 2016…

Another mixed week with news and event announcements in this post.  Its also been a week of training and travelling, which always makes things interesting! RHEC/Site Support…

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T&I News Week 16...

T&I News Week 16…

We have now moved out of the transport festival and into that bit of the season which offers something of a lull before the summer…

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Samson's running trials begin...

Samson’s running trials begin…

Today the running and commissioning trials of Samson began at Beamish.  Having made a static (in steam) appearance at the Great War Steam Fair, further adjustments have…

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T&I News Week 15 2016...

T&I News Week 15 2016…

With all of the recent excitement, it seems strangely out of habit to report on some of the projects that have quietly continued throughout the…

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