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, 10 May 2018

Thursday at East Tanfield

Brickwork & preparation for concreting - photos courtesy of Dave Dixon
Rob cutting mesh ready for concreting
Bill preparing to mix mortar
Malcolm setting up the string line
Colin & Bill making a small mix
Dave .....
..... & Rob laying bricks to replace those lost
when the damaged blockwork was removed

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