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.

Thursday, 9 July 2015

More Lineside Tidying & Sleeper Retrieval

Geoff, Colin, Dave & Chris loading a defective sleeper
Ian loading the digger at Causey Crossing
Colin & Chris retrieving sleepers from the undergrowth on ET bank .....
..... for Ian to load
Colin, Dave & Bill feeding the digger
Dave watching loading
Geoff on the Husky as Ian continues loading
Colin & Dave weeding
Chris pulling out Himalayan Balsam
Dave rolling chaired sleepers down withing within reach .....
..... of the digger to be able to reach & load
Clearing the waggon at ET

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