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, 25 May 2017

Some Like it Hot

Brian fitting a collar; Barry drilling a collar for Horden

Jim making a vacuum ejector
Geoff painting skirting boards for the new roilets
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Eric making a doorway cover for the Holmpton carriage
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Dave taking the works train past Dave on Causey Crossing
Rob has been dropped off to cut the grass at Causey
Meanwhile, Dave Chris & Dave load sleepers at ET .....
..... which are dropped to deck out the bay
Sleepers being picked up from the lineside
Dave positioning a sleeper
Sleepers being dropped up to the bay buffer stop
More chairs were stripped .....
..... & sleepers dropped ready to pick up below
Clearing part of the site
Rob & Chris watching the returning works train pass Causey Crossing

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