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.

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Some Sunday Stuff

Twizell heading for East Tanfield to pick up the rest of the coal train
Angela on point duty as AW No.2 shunts carriages
HL No.2 heading out from Marley Hill at the start of the day
Chris tidying the rockery at the front of Marley Hill shed
Ronnie cutting plywood for the toilet ceiling ......

..... & fitting another sheet
Twizell with the coal train at Engine Curve
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
Angela waiting to exchange tokens with the driver of No.2
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
Twizell heads past Terrace Junction with the coal train
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
Twizell waiting to head south from Andrews House
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Staff working in Pontop Canteen
With all boards on, the signalman does admin
Token exchange enveloped in steam
David checking back as he heads for Sunniside
Me, taking a photo .....
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
..... of Alex, Steve & David heading south from Andrews House
John making tea & Frances washing up in AH tearoom
Jack (on the left) with a new recruit in Tommy Armstrong's tearoom
(photo courtesy of Sarah Gardiner)

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