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.

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Great war weekend Saturday

Chris lighting Twizell...

...while David oils round.
The Armstrong heading to Causey with No.6 and A38 - No.6 is being used 
to sell light refreshments over the event.
Henry coupling Twizell to its train at Marley Hill...
...before the train leaves to start the days service.
Callum removing old lockers from the carriage shed.
Ben cleaning accumulated soot deposits from No.2's smokebox.
Twizell hauling the last train of the day into Andrews House.
Rob delivering a talk about North Eastern Railways in the First World War.