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 November 2016

Monday Work

Barry removing a broken stud from Horden's valve chest
Brian building up a worn valve rod drive link for Horden
Dave preparing a boring job
Eric has been putting frost protection in place
- here he's adding anti freeze to the digger
Malcolm the miller
Peter investigating unusual wear on Horden's piston - it seems that Horden had a significant
accident on the right hand side - separate from when it pushed a Q6 off the way
Malcolm marking box section for the new crossing gate

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