T&I News Week 25 2015...

T&I News Week 25 2015…

Its been a very busy week, and some items will be posted separately over the coming week (if I get a chance!), so here is a quick…

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Samson's wheels finished!

Samson’s wheels finished!

Some fantastic news from Statfold Barn, with the completion of Samson’a driving wheels being unveiled. Below: These three views show the rolling chassis assembled and…

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Samson's lining...

Samson’s lining…

When discussing Samson’s livery, as has been covered in this blog previously with the recording of the application of the paintwork to the bunkers, it…

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Glyder to be steamed at Beamish...

Glyder to be steamed at Beamish…

In 2012 the ‘Indiana Three’ returned to the UK.  Ex Penrhyn Quarry narrow gauge locomotives Winifred, Ogwen and Glyder returned from long exile in the…

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Those were the weeks that were...

Those were the weeks that were…

Before the blog gets back into the routine of restoration and news reports, I thought a post to tidy up various lose ends might be of interest.  The…

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Sunshine and Quarry Hunslets...

Sunshine and Quarry Hunslets…

With the Horses at Work weekend ahead, and all of our railways (including the wooden waggonway) in operation, Matt E and I spent the afternoon preparing Edward…

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T&I News Week 13 2015...

T&I News Week 13 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 4th April A shorter posting this week, in anticipation of a plethora of postings as we get…

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T&I News Week 12 2015...

T&I News Week 12 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 28th March 2014  This week we have a fairly full posting, reflecting lot of work in the…

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T&I News Week 11 2015...

T&I News Week 11 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 21st March 2015 Another busy week behind us and with the weather warming up and projects on…

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Beamish: Pair of Stratford-upon-Avon highways tip carts

T&I News Week 9 2014…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 8th March 2015  Its slightly alarming to find we are now well into March and still feel…

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Painting Samson - Part 1: Paintwork

Painting Samson – Part 1: Paintwork

I thought readers might be interested in following the painting stages of Samson as we begin the final stages of construction and gather the many…

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T&I News Week 8 2015...

T&I News Week 8 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 28th February 2015  With a number of other posts in preparation when the rather hectic diary allows,…

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T&I News Update Week 7 2015...

T&I News Update Week 7 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday February 21st 2015 Site work Below: The signalbox at Rowley Station is now nearing completion, with the…

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Great North Steam Fair 2015... Part 1

Great North Steam Fair 2015… Part 1

So, the Great North Steam Fair is but 9 weeks or so away and as ever, the pages of this blog will record just some of…

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T&I News Week 3 2015...

T&I News Week 3 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 24th January 2015 Here is a mixed presentation of news from the team this week, covering site activities and progress…

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Narrow gauge musings...

Narrow gauge musings…

Reportable news has been a bit thin on the ground over the last week or so – as I don’t want to endlessly repeat the…

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T&I News Week 1 2015...

T&I News Week 1 2015…

Hello and happy new year!  Welcome to the first blog post for 2015, which starting very much as we finished last year, looks at some…

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Looking back, looking forwards... Review of 2014, forecasts for 2015

Looking back, looking forwards… Review of 2014, forecasts for 2015

The title photo sums up much of what we try to achieve – to present to visitors a real sense of the past in tangible…

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Narrow gauge developments...

Narrow gauge developments…

A small group of like-minded friends and individuals has grouped together to form a regular narrow gauge working party to help develop this particular aspect…

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