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.

Friday, 9 December 2016


A delivery of coal from Merthyr Tydfil, with part of a delivery for toilet construction
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)
28 tonnes of Ffos y Fran cobbles
Insulation for the toilets
No.2 & Twizell being warmed ready for tomorrow's North Pole Express
Ian levelling access to the foundation so we can use the dumper with the next delivery of concrete
We are expecting delivery tomorrow of teddies which have been for a spin with Colin Fish