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, 7 December 2016

Beside the Carriage Shed

Steve, Bob & Steve laying the damp proof membrane

More membrane
Geoff painting a container.door ....
..... while David paints the roof  .....
..... & Ken & Dave fit lights inside

Bill bending the mesh reinforcement .....
..... which is laid on top of the membrane
Steve, Bob & Ian checking the dimensions at the side
Steve & Shaun collecting reinforcement mesh from East Tanfield .....
..... which is unloaded at the carriage shed, ready for insertion in the concrete
Ken & Geoff continuing to paint the container   .....
...... & Shaun finishing off the side

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