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Home Locomotives J72 69023 Joem J72 Blog Joem departs Hopetown for Leeming Bar

Joem departs Hopetown for Leeming Bar


Crossing the field - Nigel Hall

Today the J72 left Hopetown after winter maintenance and headed for Leeming Bar.

Malcolm Simpson slowly pushes the J72 to the loading point - Nigel Hall

Colin Bowman and Steve Gibson struggle with the compressor used to start the shunter - Nigel Hall

Loaded, time to reposition the tractor unit - Nigel Hall

Into the field - Nigel Hall

Through the gate and onto the road - Nigel Hall

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 May 2017 14:30  

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