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.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Some of Today's Work

Dave & Geoff preparing NH signalbox .....
.....& later, Geoff & Shaun painting shutters

Works train heading for East Tanfield
Ian carefully easing the front shutter from the new concrete
In the foreground, Oli & Steve reassembling shuttering
Nigel adding scaffold support
Bill, Steve & John aligning shuttering
Bill & Steve adding signs to a replacement post at Andrews House west
Nigel changing the post on the east platform

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