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.

Friday, 16 June 2017

49's Boiler

A patch ready to weld into place on the lower outer firebox side at Newton's .....
(photo courtesy of John Eastwood via Richard Charlton)
..... where the side has been cut away
(see last Friday's blog post)
49's inner firebox, now with welding complete
(photo courtesy of John Eastwood via Richard Charlton)

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