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, 26 December 2016

49's Regulator

Jonny & Richard last Saturday .....
..... & today, Richard cleaning 49's regulator face after machining
(photo courtesy of Richard Charton)
A close up of the face of the regulator ports of the swan neck
(photo courtesy of Richard Charlton)