Sir CecilA Cochrane heads a passenger train up the severe bank from east tanfield.
Night falls as the light from the coach shed highlights the name of Sir Cecil Cochrane, one of the fleet of Tanfield railway
It is very rare to catch three trains crossing the river at the same time. Here in the distance is a train for Middlesbrough, a metro commuter train is on the middle bridge and closest is a class ... (more)
Beamish museum is based around a rebuilt town set in 1913 and everything is authentic to that period. Each Christmas it opens late in the evening for entertainment and views of the Edwardian decor... (more)
Flying high above Tanfield railway and the Beamish Mary pub. No 49 heads its train back to Andrews House.
Renishaw sits in Marley hill shed as No 49 comes in after working the day's trains. I have used photoshop to give the old world sepia effect.
No 49 hauls a coal train on Tanfield railway and the steam causes a magpie to take evasive action
Here is the other guest engine Furness railway No 20 bringing ina train into Andrews House station on their gala day.
Two guest engines visited tanfield for their gala last year. here is Bellerophon entering East Tanfield with a service train.
Raising steam for the 2007 gala. 4 locomotives in the shed yard
As the late afternoon sets in the sky a Santa Special train heads for the main station on Tanfield railway, cunningly renamed the "North Pole".
Beamish museum launch their replica of Puffing Billy which gives invited guests the chance to ride behind the locomotive as far as the horse drawn wheel pump.
Steam Elephant takes invited guests for a ride along the museum's short length of track.
Matthew Murray at the end of the day dropping its fire in the Oldest railway shed in the world.
Tanfield railway was built on a waggonway which had been operating from the beginning of the 18th century. Then one horse would haul a waggon of coal to the river Tyne. Tanfield hauled many wagon... (more)