John F Hunt Power, Birtley depot supplied their Event Power
Services for the second year running at the Enchanted Park at
Saltwell Park, Gateshead. Enchanted park is now in its 9th year and
is an ‘innovation after dark arts adventure’ which sees Gateshead
Saltwell Park transformed through visual arts, performance and
interactive works. This year’s event told the story of Estella, a
young girl who lived inside Saltwell Towers and who was fascinated
by the stars that shone brightly above her, as...
Last month, the fastest ever steam locomotive ‘No. 4468 Mallard’
was finally reunited with it’s five 'sisters' for the first
time in half a century, at the National Museum in Shildon, County
Durham. Back in 1938 the ‘No. 4468 Mallard’ broke an all-time
record for a steam engine when it hit 126mph at Stoke Bank near
Grantham in Lincolnshire. Two of the other locomotives, the ‘Dwight
D. Eisenhower’ and the ‘Dominion of Canada’ are currently on a
2-year loan from American and...