Did you know? Tanfield Waggonway was 4' gauge; Hawks Waggonway (Gateshead) 4'3"; Wylam Waggonway used 5' gauge; Willington Waggonway 4'8", hence Killingworth Waggonway 4'8" & from there the Stephensons' influence spread to Hetton, the S&DR, the L&MR, across Britain & the world.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Monday Machining

Dave with a cross head slipper
Malcolm measuring another cross head slipper
Errors in a third crosshead slipper being investigated
by Brian with returning volunteer Jonathan
New volunteer Alan working on Horden's cab
Walter sorting out die nuts
Peter on electronic paperwork

2 comments:

Mike O'Neill said...

* Dave with a cross head slipper *
. . . but no safety goggles?

Derek said...

Also with a hand on the chuck, while he's setting up the job