Well that’s it all loaded in the trailer, which is pretty well loaded. Last pallet on contains 12 years of maintenance records and documentation as well as tins of pretty much every colour of Williamsons paint used on a Blue Deltic. Soon all be on it’s way to Crewe…..
Well on the way now to getting everything loaded in to the artic. Some of this stuff is priceless, others extremely expensive to the engineer. Anyone care to have a stab at any individual photo?? I’m sure most would be what’s known as ‘gobsmacked’!!! The empty racking was all filled with Deltic components and a […]
Having moved engines, stands and a monster fork lift truck, we now have space to work in our warehouse at Beaver Sports and attempt to load everything in to our artic trailer. So far, so good, there really is so much and I dread to think of the true value of many of these parts!! […]
Yesterday saw the ex-Florida engine that we were going to use in 22 when convenient and never happened! And the ex Penzance engine that we basically stripped for spares, together with engine and generator stands and our Linde 8 ton forklift truck all loaded and on their way to Crewe Diesel Depot, this should have […]
55 022 moved today from Grosmont to Crewe Diesel Depot and is well on her way, albeit delayed more than 2 hours from the planned timings. Apologies for lack of advice as the only information that I have is through the link here which I have been advised about, thanks to Paul Middleton and his […]
We now have available the 2018 ‘Deltic 22’ Calendar, which I’m sorry has been a little delayed due to recent events!! These can be ordered through the website and Paypal ( click here ) or by calling 01484-512354 with address and card details between 09.00 and 17.30 Monday to Fridays, same day despatch is the […]
Locomotive Services have certainly not hung around with moving ‘Gordon Highlander’ from Washwood Heath to Crewe Diesel Depot. Due to the pending situation at Washwood Heath, it was very important that the loco was moved as soon as possible and Alleleys were contracted and came up trumps with such a quick service and moved the […]
As many are aware the last few years have not been easy for myself and small team, both maintaining 55 022 and restoring D9016, since leaving the East Lancashire Railway and not being in a position to make the most of many kind offers of assistance made. I have stated that I would love to […]