T&I News Post 3 2017...

T&I News Post 3 2017…

There are a couple of updates this week, so we start with the NER station… Rowley Station Below: Regular volunteer Peter has made two replica…

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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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T&I News Week 51 2016...

T&I News Week 51 2016…

It is a shorter post today I’m afraid – largely as the run-down to the end of the year is seldom quiet!  There will also…

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T&I News Week 41 2016...

T&I News Week 41 2016…

Its been a while since I posted, in part this is due to all of the various projects underway but in the main because, as…

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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 1 2016

T&I News Week 1 2016

Hello and happy new year!  It looks set to be a busy year ahead with a number of vehicles (rail and road) returning/entering service and…

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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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T&I News Week 19 2015...

T&I News Week 19 2015…

Another busy week!  With two significant new arrivals into the collection, much progress on other projects and another exciting development in the offing, the usual…

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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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Barford & Perkins A Series Seat and Tool boxes...

Barford & Perkins A Series Seat and Tool boxes…

All the things you never wanted to know about A Series seats and were too polite to avoid asking! There is a danger that this post…

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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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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 Week 5/6 2015... *Updated*

T&I News Week 5/6 2015… *Updated*

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 14th February 2015 As ever there is lots happening but not necessarily different enough in appearance to…

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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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T&I News Update - last one for 2014...

T&I News Update – last one for 2014…

Having started to number the weekly news posts, it is clear that something went awry and we are a little short on numbers – I…

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T&I News Update Week 47 2014...

T&I News Update Week 47 2014…

News on the blog has been a little short lately.  Not because nothing is happening, but because a great deal o my time has been…

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Rolling Restorations Part 8: B&P collection grows...

Rolling Restorations Part 8: B&P collection grows…

It has been a little while since I updated this particular thread on this blog.  Topics covered have included the overhaul of Beamish’s Fowler steam…

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More vintage motor roller material online...

More vintage motor roller material online…

Further archive trade catalogues have been added to the blog, almost all relating to motor rollers from numerous manufacturers, with a quantity focussed on Barford…

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T&I News Update Week 30 2014 *Extra*...

T&I News Update Week 30 2014 *Extra*…

Due to tedious IT problems, the previous bulletin was rather shorter than it was suppose to be – as I have to send images to…

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Rolling Restorations Part 7: Restoration updates

Rolling Restorations Part 7: Restoration updates

In this ‘Rolling Restorations’ I will review various roller related activities, starting with the restoration of Beamish’s D4 roller, R025. R025 Below: R025 came to…

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RHEC and Roll (er)...

RHEC and Roll (er)…

With all of the news about the future developments to the forefront of our minds, here is a look around at the projects that continue…

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Rolling Restorations Part 6: Barford & Perkins - The Research Continues...

Rolling Restorations Part 6: Barford & Perkins – The Research Continues…

A bit of an eclectic mix of information in this post, covering some recent material of relevance to the ‘Rolling Restoration’ thread on this site….

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Rolling Restorations Part 5: Introducing CC 002 - the donor...

Rolling Restorations Part 5: Introducing CC 002 – the donor…

In a previous post within ‘Rolling Restorations’ we met EE 067, my A Series Barford & Perkins motor roller.  One of the main things it…

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