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.

Sunday, 30 August 2015


David shunting carriages this morning
Jonny cleaning Cochrane
Matthew cleaning Cochrane
Danny steaming HL No.2
David on Cochrane, taking empty stock to Andrews House
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
David handing the Sunniside token to Rob
Dave & I shunting the second set of carriages
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
Dave checking the vacuum brakes
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
Cochrane arriving at Andrews House
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
Euan cleaning carriage windows
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
Jack making a concrete former for ET platform
Richard working on one of Horden's journals
David serving afternoon tea; Dave checking as the train departs

Trains passing at Andrews House
No.2 arriving at AH from the south
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
Ken the photographer, & a father & son interested in .....

..... the work on Horden's journals
David & Tom inspecting the finish
Coal stackers at AH, ready for tomorrow

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