I’ve added another 25 photographs of the track lifting process between Pelton and South Pelaw here. Taken on 27 October 1985 just a couple of weeks before the last pieces of track were lifted at the junction.
I’ve added 20 new photographs taken on 20 October 1985 of the track lifting between Pelton and South Pelaw.
Added a number of new photographs to the Track Lifting After Closure page from 13 October 1985.
I’ve added a number of photographs of the track lifting process as it reached Pelton on 6 October 1985 here.
Courtesy of a fantastic new source, I’ve added a number of new photographs to the Iron Ore Trains page including one of the very last ore train to run to Consett in 1980 and some interesting notes from the photographer, an Assistant Freight Controller responsible for the running of the Ore Trains.
I’ve added a new page covering the Molten Metal trains that ran between Middlesbrough and Consett in late 1969.
Thanks to Howie Milburn, for a great pic of one of the iron ore hoppers, another of the Westinghouse pumps fitted to the 9Fs and another of the rear end of an iron ore train all of which I’ve added to the Iron Ore Trains page.
Courtesy of Patrick O’Brien, I’ve added a series of photographs all taken on 8 September 1966 to the 1960-1969 page.
With photographs courtesy of Ernie Brack and Stephen McGahon, I’ve started a new Consett page covering locations on the line beyond Consett Station.
Thanks to Stephen McGahon, I’ve added a couple of photographs of a weed killer train on the line.