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, 12 August 2015

East Tanfield Work

Ian sprinkling pipe bedding 
Nigel setting down another inspection chamber
The two drainage runs are in the same trench nearer ET station
More trenching
Geoff overseeing the delivery of more pipe bedding gravel
Dave painting the eaves woodwork
Bill fitting a fascia board
Bait al fresco
Covering drainage pipe with gravel .....
..... before filling in most of the open trenches .....
..... & doing some levelling off
Bill & Dick fitting more fascia
The team at work

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