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.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Some Progress

Bob working on the toilet doorway

Steve & Steve drilling ......
...... & attaching the rafter bearer
Bob & Nigel replacing drive belts on AW No.2
Ian removing more of Cochrane's boiler tubes
Geoff doing edging for ......
...... & painting his ET noticeboards
Steve & Steve burning scrap wood
Dennis foam filling container joints
Dave in his corner, fitting a new DB
John bending conduit for the same electrical job
Steve & Bob attaching an internal wall frame
(t'other Steve's feeding the bolts from outside)

Steve & Bob fixing the frame to the sole plate

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