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, 18 August 2015

Drains in the Rain

Steve & Ian installing rainwater & foul pipework
Martin uncovering a manhole
A batch of concrete from Tyneside Minimix
Steve & Dave concreting the base of one inspection chamber......
..... while Ian & Rob tackle the other
Dave & Steve fixing a rainwater gulley .....
..... fitting a precast concrete cap to a manhole .....
..... & fitting more pipework
Pipe bedding being added to the ditch along the car park side of ET station
Fitting more pipework .....
..... & covering the end of the run
There'll be more East Tanfield work tomorrow .....

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