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, 29 June 2015

Charter Photos

The photos below were taken during the private charter of the railway on Friday 19 June 2015, and are all courtesy of Ken Snowdon:

Friday morning raising steam outside Marley Hill shed





Friday morning coal train - ex CIC Kitson long boilered 0-6-0PT on loan from North Tyneside Steam Railway















Friday afternoon coal train - ex Johnson's of Chopwell austerity 0-6-0ST on loan from Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway






















Late Friday afternoon outside Marley Hill shed, with home locos being steamed for the gala







The photos above are all courtesy of Ken Snowdon 

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