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, 13 March 2017

Loco Work

Dave milling a cotter for Horden
Brian & Alan setting up a Horden job
Malcolm working on Horden's bearings
Malcolm & Eric notching wooden strips with which to lag Cochrane's boiler
Angela making a gasket for Cochrane's
regulator quadrant
Dennis lopping off angle for Hordens's footsteps ......
...... & doing fine detail in the workshop

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