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, 10 July 2017

In the Workshop & Sheds

Barry setting up a brake crank for Horden, for drillimg
Malcolm cleaning Twizell's boiler plugs
Dennis, Alan & Brian fitting Horden's cab footplate
Walter organizing shims
Malcolm making pins for Horden's safety valves
Ian removing HL No.2's water tank balance pipe
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
David cleaning carriage No.5's exterior
Logan cleaning Twizell's smokebox .....
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
..... & firebox
David & Logan cleaning Twizell's boiler tubes

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