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, 16 January 2017

Our Austerities at Work on Our Railway

Gamma passing Causey Level Crossing in October 1994
(photo courtesy of Robin Stewart-Smith)
No.49 leaving Andrews House in April 1997
(photo courtesy of Robin Stewart-Smith)
Neither of our Austerity locos is in working order at the moment, although we have started refurbishing No.49's boiler.

No comments: