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, 19 June 2015

Gala Tomorrow

Mike topping up the Planet .....
..... & Dan the Husky
Brian milling a Gardner manifold
Stewart oiling No.41
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
No.41 on the way to its coal train
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Alex & Alex polishing Mech Navvies outside .....


..... & David inside
Dan & Mike storing kindling at Marley Hill
Callum & Owen stacking coal at Andrews House
Pontop Canteen in full swing
Jonny with No.2 & Twizell being steamed .....
...... by Anthony & Callum outside Marley Hill shed
Luke polishing Cochrane
Photographers taking advantage of the spectacle
A No.5 (No.41) with the resident locos (71515 was out on the line)
No.41 at work for the NCB

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