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, 7 September 2015

Mainly in the Workshop

Vic off to flail south of Andrews House
Walter chatting to newly returned Dave; Eric, also newly returned, stirring paint

Eric & Malcolm making templates
Dave setting up a milling job
Walter checking measurements and tables
Walter, Malcolm & Peter checking replacement cross head slippers for No.2
Brian  & Jack reaming holes in Horden's rear buffer beam
Brian & Alan adding gussets between the buffer beam & frame

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