Browsing Archive: November, 2013

Peckett News

Posted by Paul Bailey on Friday, November 29, 2013, In : Peckett: Northern Gas Board No.1 
The Peckett is now off on hire in North Tyneside.

Above is footage of her first moves in our yard.

Some of our members with the Peckett before she departs. Left to right Malcolm Simpson our CME and vice chaiman, Barrie Lamb our chairman, Paul Bailey our secretary, Kerry Bailey membership secretary and Richard Snowdon.

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A few more Photographs from yesterday.

Posted by Paul Bailey on Saturday, November 23, 2013, In : Peckett: Northern Gas Board No.1 
Here are just a few more pictures from yesterday.

Raising steam mid morning. The piece of pipe on top of the locomotives chimney helps to draw the fire when raising steam.

The building fills with steam as the boiler inspector checks the Pecketts safety valves go off at the correct pressure.

The first time the Peckett has moved under its own power on the new bearings.

Inside the cab of the Peckett, the red handle you can see is the regulator and in the background is our Chief Mechanical Engineer a...

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Peckett Northern Gas Board No1 2142 Steam test day photographs

Posted by Matt graves on Friday, November 22, 2013, In : Peckett: Northern Gas Board No.1 
This is just a few photos to share our steam test day success.
Also thanks to our friends from North Tyneside who came down today. They will be operating this locomotive for their Santa Specials.

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