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, 19 March 2017

A Few from Today

Richard making a replacement steel blastpipe for No.49
Jim warming Horden's regulator rod, prior to straightening it
Jeff setting up to cut a cotter slot
in Horden's new piston rod
Twizell & No.2 with their trains in Andrews House
Matthew the guard tightening couplings betwen carriages
Durham Pals in carriage No.3
Luke looking back as his train departs
The nautical squad pay a visit
Mark & Jeff coal & water No.2
Jean, Larry & Lewis at work in Pontop Canteen
Logan & Ben cleaning Gamma

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