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, 27 February 2017

In the Workshop

Walter & Jim paying close attention to setting up a job
Dennis drilling a bracket for Horden
Peter measuring the range of effective length of a connecting rod from Horden
Brian working on Horden's footplate .....
..... along with Jack
Malcolm trimming a bearing from Horden .....
..... as is Jim
Walter lapping in Horden's safety valves
Dave finishing Horden's cab spectacles
Ian working on Cochrane's dome cover, on its way to a hydraulic test

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