Tyne and Wear HER(5055): West Chirton, Hartley Main Wagonway, Cast Iron Wheel - Details
West Chirton, Hartley Main Wagonway, Cast Iron Wheel
Cast iron wheel found by Mr. T Singleton in 2000 and donated to the Stephenson Railway Museum. 34.5 inches in diameter. 12 inches deep including broken stud of axle. Hub 9 inches. The axle is fitted to the wheel hub with wood wedges. The wheel has 12 spokes. The wheel was found at the Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate in a section through a soil bund to the east of Hartley Main Wagonway.
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