Railway Cottages at South Pelaw Junction

The photo below clearly shows the two sets of railway cottages on the north side of the line either side of the Pelton Lane bridge.

9F 92097 Thursday September 8, 1966
Tyne Dock 9F 92097 heading up the gradient to Consett with a loaded ore train on 8 September 1966. Photo copyright Patrick O’Brien

The two photos below were taken from the end of the bridge, the first, looking towards the site of the grey cottages in the left of the photo above and the second looking towards the site of the brick built cottages.  As with most things, there is no indication at all that the cottages were ever there…

Site of cottages at South Pelaw Junction in December 2018. Photo John Donnelly
Site of cottages at South Pelaw Junction in December 2018. Photo John Donnelly

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