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by StoneRoad
08 Mar 2018, 22:30
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: And now for something........
Replies: 39
Views: 10726

Re: And now for something........

I'm sorry that you felt you had to do that
The easiest thing would have been to go to "organiser", select all and turn "private" then only you can see them.

When I upload images or other new content, my settings are automatically "private" - and some stay that way.
by StoneRoad
08 Mar 2018, 13:26
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: And now for something........
Replies: 39
Views: 10726

Re: And now for something........

Yep, Ipernity certainly had a wobble, but it is now community owned and run (I have something minor to do with that).

What's your ID on Ipernity, @Tripps ?

(PM me, just so I know who's visiting my pages)
by StoneRoad
08 Mar 2018, 08:47
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: And now for something........
Replies: 39
Views: 10726

Re: And now for something........

Quick note to let you know how things are going ! I am still playing catch-up with project images ... completed (or almost so) are the albums for a) NER 2853 b) the 3ft gauge replica / exhibit for Ravenglass museum c) Bowes "Ordinary" 971 and then I need to get up to date with the "Knotty Brake" as ...
by StoneRoad
07 Mar 2018, 22:20
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I'ld go for coal hole - the night soil hatch (blocked up) is to the right and much lower down.
by StoneRoad
27 Feb 2018, 18:16
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

South Georgia ?
by StoneRoad
26 Feb 2018, 18:55
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Spitzbergen ?
by StoneRoad
05 Feb 2018, 22:33
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Box of Bowden cables (control cables for example on cars / motorbikes or gilders and early aircraft)
by StoneRoad
23 Nov 2017, 21:33
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

White Metal (as in bearings) or Pewter ?
by StoneRoad
15 Nov 2017, 16:07
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: And now for something........
Replies: 39
Views: 10726

Re: And now for something........

Thank You !

:good:

Give me a little while, and some links to my Ipernity images should appear ...
by StoneRoad
14 Nov 2017, 21:49
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Biscuit cutter ?
by StoneRoad
12 Nov 2017, 20:54
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: And now for something........
Replies: 39
Views: 10726

Re: And now for something........

Abject and serious apologies for the lack of updates ... Life has just been far too busy and complicated. However, I have just updated my homepage / website (apart form some images) and have now made a start on working my way through the significant number of backdated uploads for my Ipernity pages ...
by StoneRoad
28 Dec 2014, 19:48
Forum: Stanley's View
Topic: Have you survived?
Replies: 22
Views: 2693

Re: Have you survived?

Not my idea of a festive season this year !
Rushed my OH into hospital on the 22nd December, called & collected yesterday but will need to be returned during February for a "minor" operation.
Bah, humbug! :confused:
by StoneRoad
16 Dec 2014, 19:31
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Looks like a bobbin for waxed thread - for whipping rope splices etc - or sail maker to sewing patches.
by StoneRoad
16 May 2014, 19:03
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Looks like a try cock to me.

Testing water levels on a lancashire type boiler when not fitted with a gauge glass.
(the Locomotion replica engine had some, IIRC)
by StoneRoad
14 May 2014, 19:45
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

The safety valves will lift at 170 lbs per square inch
by StoneRoad
10 Dec 2013, 20:45
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Filing cabinet.
I suspect that it once held punched data cards.
by StoneRoad
13 Sep 2013, 18:16
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: Spam email
Replies: 231
Views: 26297

Re: Spam email

Bt internet have a tie up with yahoo - and it is the yahoo servers with the spamming infectoin. I've had no end of problems with the yahoo bit this last year or so. I often use another email client instead of bt/yahoo but the spam filter wins......and then stops me sending attachments until the bout...
by StoneRoad
28 Aug 2013, 21:46
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: And now for something........
Replies: 39
Views: 10726

Re: And now for something........

August 2013 Updates : In the last month I have uploaded about 25 images to ipernity; and begun turning the status of the vast majority for my f****r images to private, as I intend to use ipernity for displaying my work. Also my homepage has been updated; to include the details of new projects (NSR6...
by StoneRoad
25 Aug 2013, 17:56
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

It looks a bit like a scribing tool
by StoneRoad
27 Jul 2013, 21:36
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: And now for something........
Replies: 39
Views: 10726

Re: And now for something........

July 2013 Updates : Since my last main update for April – and the return of the Forcett carriage to Beamish Museum - things have changed quite a bit. After the “upgrade and improvements” at the previous image hosting website on 20th May 2013, I decamped to ipernity, transplanted my images into a ne...
by StoneRoad
06 May 2013, 20:59
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

was it used when candleing eggs???
by StoneRoad
22 Apr 2013, 19:56
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Newcomen engine
by StoneRoad
20 Apr 2013, 19:44
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Drop Box--good or bad?
Replies: 10
Views: 1713

Re: Drop Box--good or bad?

Dropbox has a bit of a mixed following .....some people I know like it a lot and others avoid it. Personally, I've not got an account.... ....I'm told that there is a free level of "membership", but I don't know how much storage, or what facilities are included with that. My source of information us...
by StoneRoad
19 Apr 2013, 20:55
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 13207
Views: 487832

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Australian articulated road train
by StoneRoad
19 Apr 2013, 20:50
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: And now for something........
Replies: 39
Views: 10726

Re: And now for something........

Hi y’all Just to say that the Forcett Coach, aka Stockton & Darlington 179 has now returned to Beamish Museum. cut link to image /60884630@N06/8659105006/in/set-7215762713959271 and replace with: http://www.ipernity.com/doc/312383/20996909/in/album/402801 There are a few images of the loading ……..an...

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