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.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

East Tanfield Station, Only

Cameron cutting wall footings to accommodate drains

Dennis fitting wall frames ......
..... & cutting more uprights
Dick watching Geoff & Bob .....
..... working on the foul drain vent pipe
Geoff replumbing the rat hole
Matthew & Nigel fitting guttering
Matthew & Dick cutting guttering
Ian working on the ladies' toilet doorway threshold
Cameron nailing wall frames in place ......
..... & assisting Dave in fitting noggins between uprights
Dennis working on the disabled toilet doorway 
Bob receiving unsolicited advice about filling in a hole
Angela undercoating T&G for doors
Dave chain drilling the concrete floor .....
..... Dick clearing the hole .....
..... & digging outside, ready for leading water into the station

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