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, 30 January 2017

A Workshop Day

Dave setting up to make a boiler plug
Jim machining one of Horden's side rod bushes
Malcolm machining a part for Horden
Alan drilling Horden's footplate to fasten down the cab
Jack marking for further drilling
Brian filing a valve motion cotter for Horden
Malcolm making a gasket for Horden's brake cylinder
Walter cleaning tools
Dennis checking the welding rod stock
Manhandling plate
Malcolm dressing Horden's safety valve anchor
Angela making a gasket for HL No.2's dome cover

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