End of the night shoot and the fires are disposed off before the locomotives are reversed back into the shed.
Photographers get their shots of fireworks over the assembled locos outside Marley Hill engine shed during the photographic evening at Tanfield Railway.
National Coal Board No.49 sits inside the engine shed at Marley Hill during the photographic evening at Tanfield Railway.
It is gala time again at Tanfield Railway and as always a night shoot is arranged before the weekend's festivities. Here is a line up of locomotives being used as they wait to enter the shed for t... (more)
The chair in front of the fire is for her man when he returns from driving an early steam locomotive as they had no protection for the crew. The 0-4-0 locomotive in the shed illustrates this perfe... (more)
Waiting inside the cab of locomotive "Stagshaw" whilst No 49 heads into the station with a train from Sunnisde. A picture no longer possible as all Tanfield's locomotives now face north.
Waiting for its fire to be dropped after a full days demonstration work
Coffee pot does some shunting with 250 year old wagons. In the distance a 1910 omnibus takes visitors to the exit
Renishaw heads back to Andrews House station with the third train of the day
Marley Hill shed on Christmas Eve. I had finished my stint as Santa and spent an hour pottering around taking some pictures before going home. Here No 49 and Cochrane sit in the shed awaiting repa... (more)
Santa Specials have finished for the day and Renishaw has its fire dropped.