North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

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Thursday 31st August 2017

After a day varnishing the tender, and unexpectedly meeting Bill Dobson whose canal trip arrangements had been disrupted, at 16:30 the wheel sets arrived.

Over there on the far line - Nigel Hall

Just about down - Nigel Hall

The intent had been to cover the wheelsets with polythene sheeting after unloading to keep them dry for painting. However, whilst the rest of the wheelsets were being unloaded there was a heavy thunderstorm. There didn't seem much point in covering to keep the water in.