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A Brief History of Springwell Village

[ Written by Stuart Laundy ]

Fred Dibnah visiting Bowes Railway Museum at the former Springwell Colliery.
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A Brief History of Usworth Brickyard

[ Written by Kevin Clark and posted thanks to Derek Sleightholme. ]

Usworth Brickyard:  Spectators watch the demolition of the 130ft chimney (June 1972).
[ Photo & Info: courtesy of T&W Archives & Museums ]


A Brief History of Washington Station / Leamside Line

[ Written by Stuart Laundy ]

A southbound Diesel Multiple Unit.  This was the last passenger train to leave Washington Station (13th June 1963).
[ Photo & Info: courtesy of Chronicle Live. ]