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.

Monday, 24 August 2015

Stu's Sunday People

All photographs below were taken yesterday by Stu Armstrong:
Group discussions while Ethan shovels
Cochrane's crew ready for action
Helicopter for short rides near the railway
Rod & Thomas at work
The market in Marley Hill carriage shed
David & Brenda head for the market
Frank tidying a garden area
Adan vthe ticket inspector  & Sarah the guard
Callum & Angela on Cochrane at Sunniside buffer stop
David oiling Cochrane st Sunniside ......
...... & Angela oiling No.2
Ben surveying the indoor market stalls
David working in the canteen
David & I in discussion about today's loco tactics
The picnic party at Causey
Waiting for the late afternoon coach party to arrive ......
...... still waiting, more chatting .....
...... & we're off without them ......
...... but they're waiting for us on our return from Sunniside
The photographs above are courtesy of Stu Armstrong

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