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 Marley Hill

Cladding 49's boiler - photos courtesy of David Watchman & Richard Charlton
Steve & Jonny fitting a cladding sheet over the insulation
Steve between the frames .....
..... fastening the sheet
Richard insulating the firebox
Steve, Richard & David cladding the firebox
Insulated & clad

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