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Damp And Musty

Damp And Musty

You can almost smell the damp in this part of the tunnel, I wonder who were the last workers here, anyone got any photographs of the alum workers?
(photo courtesy of Julie Morrison)

Unsafe Beam

Unsafe Beam

Doesn’t fill you with confidence to go much farther into the tunnel does it?
(photo courtesy of Julie Morrison)

Rock Fall

Rock Fall

Looks like some climbing to do to get any farther into the tunnel.
(photo courtesy of Julie Morrison)

Blocked

Blocked

I don’t know how far in the tunnel these people went but here it is blocked by a fall of rock.
(photo courtesy of Julie Morrison)

Unusual View – Skinningrove Jetty

Unusual View - Skinningrove Jetty

The only time you would have got this view a few years ago was if you were on the steel works, but it does show the jetty off very well.
Photograph courtesy of the Pem Holliday Collection.

Skinningrove Works, 2006

Thanks to Owen Rooks for this photograph and following caption: ”This is a shot I took from a helicopter of the works site in June 2006. I don’t know what goes on there these days so I’ll leave it to the experts to identify any noteworthy features!”

Image and commentary courtesy of Owen Rooks.

Boulby Mine

One of the pit horses at the Boulby ironstone mine; believed to be by the Travelling Drift. Mr Ray Conn advised the Archive that he believed that one of the men to be seen working behind the horse was known as “Pidge.”

Image and information courtesy of Mr. Ray Conn.

1. ‘The Boulby Flyer’

1. 'The Boulby Flyer'

Sandra tells us that Brian took this photo of the train crossing the bridge below Carlin How, and the next photo, from their bedroom window on St. Hilda’s Terrace. The train is ’The Boulby Flyer’ on the first excursion of four organised by Saltburn Line Users Group on Sunday August 13th 1995. The locomotive was a Class 47773 ’Reservist’.

Thanks to Sandra Hutchinson for the photograph and additional information courtesy of ’Saltburn-By-The-Sea Revisited’.

2. 'The Boulby Flyer'

2. 'The Boulby Flyer'

The train going over the viaduct towards Loftus, with Kilton shale tip in the background.   The excursion was on the Boulby mineral line from Saltburn to Boulby Potash Mine and back.

Thanks to Sandra Hutchinson for the photograph.

Sandsend Station Viaduct

Sandsend Station Viaduct

Another picture of the viaduct adjacent to the station at Sandsend, viewed from the hill above the village on the Whitby side.