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, 11 February 2018

Diesel Electric Locos from South Tyneside Industry

Featuring Armstrong Whitworth of Newcastle works no. D22 built 1933 0-4-0 DE No.2 ex Reyrolles at Hebburn; & Ruston & Hornsby of Lincoln works no. 418600 built 1958 0-4-0 DE No.35 ex Tyne Improvement Commission at Tyne Dock

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Hewitt:
Nos.2 & 35 pass Causey car park .....
..... & Terrace Junction
No.35 (with No.2 at the rear) passes Causey Level Crossing .....
..... & heads for Bowes Bridge
Winter sunshine .....
..... illuminates Marley Hill shed
The photos above are courtesy of Dave Hewitt

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