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, 5 March 2017

Another Sunday at Marley Hill

Chris oiling No.2 this morning
Logan & Ben cleaning No.2
Jeff setting up his work on a bearing for Horden
Richard making a base for 49's blast pipe
Jim making a tapered shim for Horden's RH motion bracket
Peter demonstrating to Ben how to make a new gasket for Twizell's dome cover
Mark & Callum painting carriage No.1

Andrew cleaning an angle iron end of No.1
Ronnie working on No.1
Michael & I cutting plasterboard to size
(photo courtesy of  Chris Walker)
Michael fitting plasterboard in the toilets
Larry, Jean & Geoff working behind the counter in Pontop Canteen
John & John eyeing stock for Andrews House shop
 Susan flagging her train away
Dennis removing copicing from the lineside
Alex & Will clearing ash from the front of the shed
Ian & Henry waiting for Twizell's boiler to fill

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