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.

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Carriage Shed Appendages

Dave cutting his way out of the original container
Colin, Dave & Rob removing the cut out
Geoff notching a door stanchion

Chris fitting a stanchion
Dave cutting his way into the new container
Dave, Geoff & Colin removing the cutout
Dave grinding the step flat;
Rob is behind, arresting sparks
Colin applying Denso tape above the doorway between the containers, to keep rain out
Rob & Chris attaching the door frame
to a sheet rail
Chris bolting down the frame
Dave & Colin reattaching a wall panel bearer