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.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Carriage Shed Continues

Steve removing blockwork from the threshold
Dave catching sparks as
Bill grinds flat the threshold
Nigel making & drilling brackets for the new doorway
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)
Dennis & David levelling the original container
Bait time
Steve, David & Dennis levelling the new container .....
..... & jacking against the original
There's a bit of work to get the back in line
The containers in their final position
Nigel & Bill working on the doorway
John reestablishing the ring main
Dave reconnecting lighting inside the original container

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