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, 6 September 2015

TR Today

Luke, Ethan & Matthew cleaning Cochrane
Dave signalling the empty stock into Andrews House
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
Ian picking up the Sunniside section token from Angela
Euan & Dave in their compartment
Angela on signals
Returning from Sunniside
Richard & David machining Horden's tyres
Ethan cleaning boiler plugs & No.2's smokebox

Mark, Bobby & Callum erecting scaffolding to paint carriage No.7
Matthew off to set ET run round loop point
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
Ian, Luke & Matthew on Cochrane, heading for East Tanfield .....
..... & returning to Andrews House
(photo courtesy of David Reed)
David, Ethan, Anthony & Ben stacking coal for next week

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