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Hopetown: last Thursday J27 working Party


A set of photographs taken at the last J27 working party.

Ian Matthews applies the transfer to the tender side - Nigel Hall

The LHS transfer from the mess room window - Nigel Hall

The loco LHS showing cab fittings - Terry Newman

The completed tender, the coal space now being loaded with components - Terry Newman

The loco RHS with Arthur Jenkins, Tim Wilkinson and Steve Johnston tieing the ejector exhaust pipe to the running board for transport - Terry Newman

Derek Shorton cleaning the J72 blower ring - Terry Newman

The ghost of Hopetown hangs from the corner of the J27 cab, the J72 in the background - Terry Newman

Some of the components removed from the J72 - Terry Newman

Derek Shorton refurbishes the J72 blower ring whilst Tim Wilkinson, Arthur Jenkins and Steve Johnson check the security of the ejector exhaust pope on the J27 running board - Terry Newman

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 February 2018 22:07