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.

Sunday, 11 December 2016

North Pole Express Day 6 around the Pole

Steve taking No.2 to the empty stock
Ethan, Matthew & Steve crewing No.2 as they pass the signalbox .....
..... with Twizell on the back of the train heading south into the North Pole
In the workshop, Geoff working on a piston rod for Horden
..... & Jim trying to get the saw to work
Passengers hurry from the Express to the queue for the grotto
Richrd being presented with a painting of No.49 which Tommy came across
Ian & Callum crewing Twizell
Peter showing his green flag to a southbound train
Twizell heading an express in Causey Woods
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
Coaling & watering No.2
As Tommy deals with a customer, Angela, John & John enjoy singing
The refreshment crew