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.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Wednesday Workers

Angela watching30 tonnes of Merthyr Tydfil coal coal being delivered
Steve letting the works train through Causey Crossing
The team removing a pole from the platform, in order to unblock it
Bob knocking the pole back into place
Bill starting the next through hole
Bob & Steve reinserting another cleared pole
Dave painting the wainscot in the toilets
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Shaun adding a coat to the ceiling
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Cameron & Dennis continuing to clad the carriage shed walls
(photos courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Cochrane also passed its steam test today - photos are awaited

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