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 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 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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Old King Coal 2019...

Old King Coal 2019…

I thought a quick post showing some views of the Old King Coal event over the weekend might be of interest to readers… First of…

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T&I News 15 2019...

T&I News 15 2019…

There has been plenty to report on the blog lately – and this week is no different!  Anyone able to visit this coming weekend can…

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T&I News 14 2018...

T&I News 14 2018…

It’s been a busy week so far…  We have seen the return to steam of Glyder, No.18’s trip to Tanfield and the arrival of 813…

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Glyder returns to steam...

Glyder returns to steam…

Back in March 2012 the blog carried the news that Beamish would display two former Durham County Water Board two-foot gauge steam locomotives, named Ogwen…

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T&I News 13 2019...

T&I News 13 2019…

Its been a wet week at Beamish!  This hasn’t hampered any of the activities, but it has made it unpleasant at times – not least…

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T&I News 12 2019...

T&I News 12 2019…

This week we have another eclectic mixture of projects, all of which have been progressing within the Regional Heritage Engineering Centre (RHEC) or which will…

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Great North Steam Fair

Great North Steam Fair

I’m sure blog readers will be interested to see what is happening with the Great North Steam Fair this weekend – it would be fair…

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T&I News 10 2019...

T&I News 10 2019…

I start this post with a reminder that the Great North Steam Fair starts tomorrow!  Four very full days of veteran road vehicles, trams, buses,…

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T&I News 9 2019...

T&I News 9 2019…

Preparations are well underway for the forthcoming Great North Steam Fair.  Friday and Saturday last week were spent shunting the Colliery standard and narrow gauge…

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T&I News 8 2019...

T&I News 8 2019…

Apologies for the fairly lengthy gestation of this report – lots happening and a lot of work on Remaking Beamish to cover as well.  Our…

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T&I News 7 2019...

T&I News 7 2019…

The inevitable focus this week is on the arrival of Box 40 from Blackpool, and its subsequent commissioning prior to entering service at Beamish.  I’ve…

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