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, 26 June 2017

In the Workshop

Malcolm & Dennis connecting Horden's RH valve gear
Malcolm starting to assemble Horden's safety valves
(on the left, notice Horden's RH piston rod & coupling rods are in place)
Walter making gaskets for Horden
Dave making nuts for Horden
Eric painting Horden's running plate
Barry & Brian assembling Horden's LH coupling rods .....
..... lifting into position .....
..... to be able to insert the knuckle pin
Ian attending to a leak on Cochrane's LH injector

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