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.

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Sunday Stuff

Richard altering a split pin .....
..... to fit 49's handbrake screw stop
Chris cleaning Cochrane
Ian on Cochrane, taking the empty stock out of Marley Hill
Peter reaming out a hole on Horden
Richard welding 49's ashpan
Mark, Ben, Andrew, Richard & Callum turning over the ashpan
Helen, Geoff & Lewis behind the counter in Pontop Canteen
Tommy carrying a heavy load
Steve & Chris waiting for the off
Peter & David looking out as the train leaves Andrews House
Tommy & Bob waiting to dry Bill's washing up
Alan returning platform furniture .....
..... as is Bill
Frank watering hanging baskets

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