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.

Saturday, 26 November 2016

49 Work

Jonny stabilizing 49's tank on its frames .....
(photo courtesy of Richard Charlton)
..... & removing the main steam pipe gasket from the front tubeplate
(photo courtesy of Richard Charlton)

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