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, 23 July 2015

Thursday at TR

Cochrane heading to Andrews House with the empty stock
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
Euan at work in Pontop Canteen
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
Alan the DO, with passengers at Andrews House
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Bill mowing at Andrews House
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Malcolm cutting the daisies on Causey platform
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Dave pulling out Himalayan Balsam at the trackside .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
...... & this is the orchid-like flower of this highly invasive weed
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

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