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, 20 July 2015

In the Workshop

Malcolm, Walter & Malcolm as Burt Lancaster's Labiche .....
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)
..... who eschews mechanical handling of this 8 foot connecting rod in The Train 
(copyright United Artists)

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