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.

Friday, 28 August 2015

Odd Jobs

Vic on the horizon, keeping the grassy areas in trim
Not enough coal for the weekend - any bagging volunteers?
John fixing a wandering toilet pan
Alan checking a handle boss on the MS&L carriage
Volunteers from Cummins Engines of Darlington ......
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)
..... clearing lineside growth in Causey woods .....
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)
..... & reseating a platform edge coping at East Tanfield
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)

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