THE CONSOLIDATED SHALES
RAILWAYS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
who hold events courtesy of the
A 45mm Gauge Railway
by Ian and Mo Blackburn
Below, Ian operates one of the Mining Company's locomotives with a train load of ore destined for the Port.
Below, David Williams takes charge of ore deliveries at the "Harrison Point Port" discharge shed.
Above, John Brodie's "Mary" runs light engine through the new single slip.
Below, Phil Vose watches as Mike Barton's "Sir Christopher Wren" brings his crane train around the bend by the mine.
Above, "Sir Christopher Wren" runs past the mine loading bay.
Below, David Williams' "Lilla" with the Consolidated Shales Railways Historical Society coaches.
Above, "Lilla" passes the new sidings ....
... and returns past the Port area, below.
Above, Gavin Cooper's Katie locomotive being prepared for a run with his new VoR coaches.
Below, the engine out on the line with the train.
Above Phil Vose' Climax locomotive with a log train.
Above, Ian Blackburn attends to his Millie as it rounds the bend by the mine with the Consolidated Shales Railways Historical Society coaches.
Below, Millie with the train on the approach to the Port area.
At the end of the day "Sir Christopher Wren" brings the coaches back to the sidings.
2nd June 2018
The photograph's below are courtesy of Mike Barton, except where noted otherwise.
Below, Ian has been building an extra sidings area for his works vehicles and the Consolidated Shales Railways Historical Society coaches. A new single slip has also been added to help gain access to the sidings.