Ok this is just me dumping a few more things I ended up googling for today
Multiple ‘windows’ pointing to the same buffer, scrolling as if one http://stackoverflow.com/questions/970292/emacs-multiple-columns-one-buffer
Enable line numbers M-x linum-mode http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/LineNumbers
Showing row and column of cursor within file M-x line-number-mode M-x column-number-mode http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Position-Info.html
OK back to work!