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.

Monday, 5 February 2018

In the Workshop

Eric pumping the Wakefield lubricator .....
.....& Malcolm checking for oil at the furthest point on Horden's frames
Alan fitting a sandbox to Horden
Walter fitting an oil pot to one of Horden's slidebars
Jim making parts for Horden
Dave milling electrical contacts for AW No.2 ......
..... & discussing the same with Peter
Brian drilling a sand pipe bracket for Horden

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