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, 2 January 2017

Monday Views part 2

All photos below are thanks to BRIAN CARTER
Cochrane raising steam...

...before collecting carriges at Marley Hill platform.

Anthony & Steve crewing Cochrane past Causey Crossing heading south...


...before later heading north back towards the crossing.

Cochrane taking the next train down East Tanfield bank...

...before comeing back up.

The Sun setting as Cochrane hauls the last train towards Causey crossing.


Cochrane being blown down at the end of the day.


All photos above are thanks to BRIAN CARTER

Anthony coaling Cochrane
(Photo thanks to Bob Payne)

Henry and Ben cleaning Twizell
(Photo thanks to Bob Payne)

The Sun setting over the crossing.