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Home Locomotives J72 69023 Joem J72 Blog Thursday 12th November 2020

Thursday 12th November 2020


I called in at NSEL, had a word with Adam re a boiler insurance exam shortly after December 2nd.

I also took some photos of the progress on the boiler. Copper tubeplate removed an all girders out.


Fire box from below showing position of the tube plate - Ian Storey

Fire box from barrel showing girder stays removed - Ian Storey

The firebox tube plate - Ian Storey

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2021 19:52  

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The overhaul of J72 No 69023 Joem is being supported by a restoration grant from the Association of Industrial Archaeology.