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.

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Projects Continue

Brian milling out one of Horden's slide valve drives
Barry drilling to insert retaining pins in a brake weighshaft from Horden
Dennis cutting plate for Horden's footsteps
Dave & Malcolm starting to fit the roof membrane on the toilets
Dave working his way up the roof
Rob adding another section of membrane
Getting near the top

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