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.

Friday, 19 May 2017

49's Firebox Progress

At Newton's, heating 49's new firebox doorplate for flanging
(photo courtesy of John Eastwood at Israel Newton's, via Richard Charlton)
49's new pressed & flanged doorplate
(photo courtesy of John Eastwood at Israel Newton's
via Richard Charlton)

There is a video of the hot flanging at https://youtu.be/eDMPW8SA-AE 

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