Boilers!

Boilers!

Just a quick note to remind readers that the Coffee Pot blog on the main Beamish website is now being updated regularly and includes images…

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Mystery Object!

Mystery Object!

Mystery Object revealed!!! You may remember I asked if anybody knew what the black tank on wheels might be used for – here is an…

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More Movies!

More Movies!

12th March 2009 Here are two more films, a preview of the horse tram that is visiting in May, and a short clip of our…

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Beamish Movie

Beamish Movie

12th March 2009 Here is the first of, hopefully, a number of short films taken on my camera (whence the low-grade quality) that I will…

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Bowes Update

Bowes Update

10th March 2008I paid a quick visit to Bowes today to talk to Derek Young who is building the roadmenders hut. This is a terrific…

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Colliery Steam

Colliery Steam

9th March 2008We’ve just completed our first full operating weekend on the revived colliery railway. It’s a bit short at present but over the next…

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Summerlee Heritage Park

Summerlee Heritage Park

1st March 2009On the way South, I called in at Sumerlee Heritage Centre at Coatbridge, half an hour East of Glasgow. Reopened in 2008 after…

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Glasgow Museums

Glasgow Museums

28th February 2009Two museums in one day, and both free! Starting with the recently refurbished (at the cost of £27.9million!!!) Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow, followed…

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Scottish Mining Museum

Scottish Mining Museum

27th February 2009Today, first port of call during a dash around southern Scotland, was the Scottish Mining Museum at the former Lady Victoria Colliery in…

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Beamish Transport Blog February 2009

Beamish Transport Blog February 2009

19th February 2009 The Scheme returned today to assist in relocating some items from the Robert Stephenson Trusts vacating premises on South Street, Newcastle. Whilst…

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Beamish Transport Blog - February 2009

Beamish Transport Blog – February 2009

February 2nd 2009 What a difference a day can make! As I write these notes, the site has been closed due to heavy snow, which…

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Beamish Transport Blog - January 2009

Beamish Transport Blog – January 2009

Transport Blog 2009 Firstly, Happy New Year to all those following this blog, and welcome to any new readers. Well, here’s to a new year…

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Transport News 2008

Transport News 2008

Hello and welcome to a new Blog detailing, in an informal and random sort of way, the activities associated with the transport collections at Beamish….

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1871 Coffee Pot No.1 Rebuild

1871 Coffee Pot No.1 Rebuild

Welcome to this new Blog, which will chart the restoration to steam of what has become affectionately nicknamed ‘The Coffee Pot’.  Thanks to substantial HLF…

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Railway

Railway

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Industry

Industry

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Waggonway

Waggonway

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Vintage & Veteran

Vintage & Veteran

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Buses

Buses

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Tramway

Tramway

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