Browsing Archive: October, 2013

More Peckett Progress

Posted by Paul Bailey on Friday, October 18, 2013, In : Peckett: Northern Gas Board No.1 
Yesterday night we had another evening work party and here is what we did,


The Peckett was pushed outside the good shed, ready for use to wash out the boiler,


Getting ready to wash out the boiler using a power washer, hosepipe and a long handled and narrow rake.


One of our volunteers Richard gets to grips with washing out the boiler,


After the wash out was complete the Peckett was put back in the shed and then we took the opportunity to fit one of the new buffer extensions to the locomotive.


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Peckett Progress

Posted by Paul Bailey on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, In : Peckett: Northern Gas Board No.1 
So work continues on Northern Gas Board Number One, we now have the locomotive back on its wheels as seem below,







Above is the front of the Peckett about to have the smoke box and tubes cleaned ready for a visit by the boiler inspector,


Above is a close up view inside the smoke box taken before sweeping the tubes,

HOW CAN I HELP?

As work progresses I will post more updates, but to finish with I must remind you all we still need your help, be it by joining the DRPS and volunteering or by making a d...
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