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, 8 July 2017

Gala Backtrack #6


You don't quite realise how big of a loco UGLY is until you see it from the Lambton Van. 

Photographers capturing Linda coming up ET bank with a coal train. 
UGLY banking Linda on runs past Boyd's farm.


Cochrane at Andrews House.
Ugly heading south past Marley Hill Signal Box.
Twizell leaving Andrews House heading north.


A smokey morning in the engine shed.