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.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

More Gala Prep

Loading ash ballast near Terrace Junction .....
.... into the 'dogfish' ballast waggon .....
..... to be dropped at Andrews House & levelled by Colin & Dan
Mech Navvies austerity has been offloaded at East Tanfield
Passing Causey Arch hauled by the Planet diesel
The first view of No.1 through the cab spectacle
Colin cleaning carriages
Ian loading more ballast for Dave to take to Andrews House

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