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.

Friday, 12 June 2015

A Bit of Shunting for the Gala

Ian moving yellow on track plant .....
..... to the back of the site, out of the way
Hendon & Wellington heading back into the 5 road shed
(TIC No.35 & LH&J van No.7 behind)
Ian replacing the pit boards in front of the boilerless No
No.6 heading for the 5 road shed, past Gamma
(to don the guise of the Hobson Bank loco No.20)
TIC No.35 & van No.7 passing between Twizell & Gamma
Alan cleaning carriage compartments

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