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Boiler tubes removed

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On the weekend of 27th and 28th January, Mathew and Callum Storey removed the tubes from the J72 boiler.

The final tubes at the bottom of the boiler need to be chopped into 2' lengths for removal. Mathew Storey wields the gas axe - Nigel Hall

Tim Williamson awaits the next tube being extracted by Mathew Storey whilst Callum Story hammers the firebox tube end - Nigel Hall

The end of two day’s work - Nigel Hall

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 February 2018 12:38