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Tender fabricarion begins

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Adam Dalgliesh has started fabrication of the new tender tank.

The plates are tacked together - Nigel Hall

The photograph shows the base plate being held straight by the railway lines. Below is the sump with the water feed flange visible. On the base plate the majority of baffle plates in the waterspace can be seen. In the middle the baffles support the sloping coal chute.

Closer view of construction showing the baffles in the sump space - Nigel Hall

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 11:18