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, 14 May 2017

Mainly Operations

Jonny oiling No.2 ready for the day
Ben, trainee guard on the empty stock ..... 
...... being propelled into Andrews House by No.2
Tom & Jonny on No.2 returning from Sunniside on the first train
David & Susan, attendants outside No.7 .....
.....& David & Howard in attendance inside
Bob & Frances washing up crockery from No.7
Another train heading under Gibraltar Bride ......
......& heading past Marley Hill signalbox, crossing the route of the P&JR
Richard & Peter working on Horden
Mark & Chris working on No.1
Dave weeding outside the carriage shed
Alan shunting with AW No.2
Howard chatting with passengers at East Tanfield .....
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
..... & organizing his helpers
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
 
Bill in discussion with Angela the guard & guard dog Dave
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Trainee & guard head out on the last train 
Jonny & Ben replenishing No.2

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