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Working Weekend January Day 2 PHOTOS

January Winter Working Weekend


There are 3 tasks scheduled for the weekend.

Clearance of the embankment/cutting forming part of the Parracombe picnic site to allow survey work to progress.

Completion of unfinished clearance following the work at Lower Rowley Embankment.

Track alignment work at Woody Bay.


A second batch of photos from James Bloomfield - taken Saturday, at Rowley Cross.

1. & 2. The trackbed cleared - next job grab some logs.

3. & 4. At the foot of the embankment, Steve Smart and other members of the 'Isle of Wight Gang' start a bonfire!

5. The view from the foot of the embankment. It's bigger than you think!

6. Graham Varney was on catering duties.

7. Car-boot sale in the car-park?

8. & 9. Seldom modelled - the culvert that carries a stream through the embankment.

10. General Manager, Martyn Budd and Civil Engineer Chris Duffell survey progress.

11. The remains of a Platelayers' Hut. The back wall complete with fireplace.


All photos James Bloomfield

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