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, 1 February 2017

Continued Jobs

Bob & Steve making a rafter for the toilets
David sawing wedges on which to mount the purlin
Dennis cutting timber for the container doorway......
..... then getting a hand from Geoff ......
..... & Shaun
In the shed, Dave ......

..... & Bob cut gaskets, ready to blank off Cochrane's boiler
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)
Steve & Bob fixing supports for the purlin .....
..... including the ends
Geoff & David cutting a rafter
Bob working on the roof frame

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