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.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Work Continues

Ian's been expanding new tubes in Cochrane's smokebox
Bill & Dave improve sealing of the toilet short gable to the container roofs
Rob & Dave have fitted a gutter
Damp proof material being fitted
Bill cutting a cladding sheet
Rob & Bill aligning, marking & fitting sheets

The sheets feed into the gutter to minimize rot against the container ends
Last few sheets being cut .....
..... & fitted
The capping sheet being fitted as a final weatherproof seal
Dennis & Cameron refitting the container door

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