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, 2 August 2017

Work This Wednesday

Angela working on Twizell's gauge glass drain
Works train heading for East Tanfield
Steve & Bill cleaning blockwork for repairing the bay platform wall
Nigel completing repair to one small area .....
..... & Bill another
Dave strimming around East Tanfield
Steve watching Bill & Nigel levelling a former
Aligning another former with the closest running edge
Back at Marley Hill, Twizell is being tested in steam

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