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, 14 July 2017

Armstrong Whitworth 1931

Peter loaned me copies of "The Locomotive / Railway Carriage & Wagon Review" for the first 6 months of 1931.   Adverts & articles in these magazines clearly show a push by Armstrong Whitworth into the railway market:







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