T&I News 17 2021...

T&I News 17 2021…

The weeks are becoming busier as the teams get into their stride with the backlog of maintenance jobs accrued over the last year or so. …

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Work widely seen, but whose creator is seldom known...

Work widely seen, but whose creator is seldom known…

There are usually, with most projects at the museum, a raft of talented craftspeople working on discreet elements of the final exhibit, bringing their own…

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Twitter Steam Rally 1st May 2021...

Twitter Steam Rally 1st May 2021…

Today we held our first transport event since 2019, tied in with the international Twitter Steam Rally (Matt explains what this is in the video…

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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 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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