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, 29 July 2015

East Tanfield Work

Moving fill around the site
Cameron weeding
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Dennis weeding
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Bob drilling blocks .....
..... for Nigel to attach to the eaves
Bob trimming
Bait time
Ian loading more fill
Geoff measuring to locate drainage
Nigel & Dick consulting the drainage plans

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