Thursday, 28 December 2017

Work Continues

Richard underneath working on Ashington No.5's rear damper door and linkages

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Winter Maintenance Begins

It's cold but not quiet in the workshops today as the volunteers are straight back to work and are beginning the winter maintenance jobs on Ashington No.5

Tom up top painting Ashington No.5's chimney

Monday, 25 December 2017

Saturday, 23 December 2017

Double Heading the last day

Ashington No.5 and A.No.5 sat at Percy Main getting ready to depart

Ashington No.5's fire being chucked out at the end of the shift, marking the end of a successful 2017 season!

Monday, 18 December 2017

Curry Night

Volunteers and staff enjoying a curry in the NER Parcel Van last night, funds raised going towards the upkeep and maintenance of the Stephenson Railway Museum's garden

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Santa Specials Today

Ready to depart Percy Main with the first train of the day

Driver/Chef Tom adding in the dumpling mix to the mince & gravy for the crew's lunch today

Trainee Fireman Robert Kitching on the shovel

Departing Percy Main

Slogging up to the curve with 140+ tons in tow

Fresh out the smokebox!

Tasted as good as it looks!

Saturday, 16 December 2017