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, 24 April 2017

Progress on 49's Firebox

The photos below are courtesy of John Eastwood at Israel Newton's via Richard Charlton: 
The remnants of 49's inner firebox being lifted out .....
...... including the foundation ring

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