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.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Gala Backtrack #3

The photographs & captions below are courtesy of Michael Denholm:

Friday 16 June 2017 - afternoon photo charter
Two visitors outside the shed at Marley Hill
No.62 shunting at East Tanfield
No. 62 climbing out of East Tanfield
Full Regulator Towards the Level Crossing!

No. 62 at the Level Crossing
No. 62 at Andrews House
No 62 approaches Bowes Bridge
No. 21 at Andrews House
No. 21 at Andrews House

Saturday 17 June 2017
No.2 & Cochrane, Bowes Bridge
No.21 arriving at Sunniside
No. 62 shunting the brake van, Sunniside
Cochrane & 'No.2 approaching Sunniside
Busy time at Sunniside
The photographs & captions above are courtesy of Michael Denholm

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