A suitably seasonal photo albeit taken on 17th March 1984 from the last passenger train as it passed the Jolly Drovers at Leadgate. Whilst I do have permission to use the photo, embarrassingly, I have lost the details of the photographer so, if it is you, please let me know.
A new photo from John Stark shows 9F 90261 waiting for a banker at Stella Gill.
As an aside to building the layout, I’m in the middle of constructing a small ‘plank’ that will allow me to photograph rolling stock which is also serving as a test bed in learning how to use static grass. More left to do…
Two new photos from John Stark show 9Fs at South Pelaw Junction in the mid 1960s.
Progress is being made on the laying and wiring of the track for the up and down Consett main line. More details here.
Four superb new shots from Robin Trinder of the track lifting operation between Pelton and South Pelaw Junction in November 1985.
Some progress has finally been made on the layout with some track being made up and tried for position. More details here.
Two new photos at Ouston Junction from John Stark.
Two new shots from John Stark showing 9F 92061 with a loaded iron ore train starting the climb from Stella Gill to Consett.
Two new photos of action at South Pelaw Junction courtesy of Bill Watson.