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.

Thursday, 1 February 2018

East Tanfield Continues

Works loco passing through Causey Crossing
Concrete going into the foundations of the new shed .....
..... by pump
An alternate view
Geoff & David slackening joints in the diamond crossing
Rob & Dave fastening down chairs .....
..... following Geoff & David leading with the drill
Aligning timbers
Inserting extra timbers
More fastening
Drilling
Fishplating

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