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, 10 August 2017

Casting, Painting & Steaming

Bill, Geoff & Colin painting the signalbox shutters
David ready to hand over the token while
propelling the empty stock into Andrews House
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Running round at Sunniside
Me, Ben & David returning from Sunniside
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

David & Angela exchanging tokens
Susan in the van
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Ryan at Causey Crossing  about to get a special delivery 
Ian & Steve awaiting a delivery of concrete at ET
The delivery has a arrived, & is being loaded into the dumper .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... for Ian to transfer into the formers
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
John & Malcolm levelling the concrete
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
John vibrating while Dave & Steve continue to level
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Cochrane rejoins its train after taking coal & water
Ben & Dave in control
Exchanging tokens for the final time today

No comments: