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, 28 July 2015

Restarting Work at East Tanfield

Nigel seeing the works train through Causey Crossing
In ET station, Bill passing insulation .....
..... up to Nigel in the roof space
Ian moving material ready to plumb water into ET station, & handle foul & surface water
Colin cleaning up
Dave & Nigel starting to build .....
..... a frame .....
..... for which Colin & Bill cut boards .....
..... to make the top ......
..... to form a cutting workbench - then making supports for soffits & barge boards
Colin clearing the way for roof edging work
Ian shifting concrete beams to enable installation of a field drain at the bottom of the car park
The return of the works train, with Colin getting ready to catch his bus

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