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.

Saturday, 29 April 2017

New Machine Tools

The photos below are courtesy of Ian Cowan:
Vertical borer being removed from current location
Radial arm drill to be removed later
The borer on arrival at Tanfield .....
..... & being craned off the loader
The photos above are courtesy of Ian Cowan 

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