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.

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

An Assortment of Tasks

John & Dave checking electrical equipment
Martin & Dick removing the wobble from some bench seats
Steve clearing a landslip from a drain
Nigel at the controls of the Planet
Bait time discussion
The gang on their way to work
Bill, Kevin, Steve, Nigel, Geoff & Anthony loading defective sleepers
More manual lifting
Ian loading with the digger
Steve & Kevin stacking
Offloading at Marley Hill

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