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.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Steve drilling to attach inner frames of the toilet
Steve & Rob positioning another frame .....
..... drilling .....
..... & bolting together
Two people seeing another sawing
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Rob & Steve making the final wall frame
Ian has been removing the wooden lagging from Cochrane's boiler

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