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, 1 June 2017

Thursday Tasks

Jim working on drain valves
Ian working on the limiter for the crane jib & rope
David sanding table tops for carriage No.1
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Works train heading south at Causey
At ET, Dave hammering in a support .....
..... for Bill & Rob to anchor the fomers
Trimming the reinforcement to fit
Rob marking out an additional work area
Removing the rest of the platform copings from the bay platform
The paving stones each weigh about 150 kg, so take some handling
Dave separating faulty breeze block from the bay platform brick wall

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