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.

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

A Few Jobs

Dave clearing part of the lean to, to allow the compressor to be moved in,
to give more space in the workshop for the new machine tools
Dennis strimming the bankside at Andrews House
Dave working higher up the bankside
Dennis trimming AH east platform
Colin & Les cleaning carriages

Ian has brought new firebars for Twizell
Steve & Bob preparing bar for welding as tie bars for ET platform

Steve drilling old nuts to form heads for the 5m long bolts
Dave welding threaded bar to one end
Steve cutting tie bars to length

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