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Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Annual Boiler Checks

Graham checking the thickness of Twizell's firebox .....
(inspection by Graham Morris Engineering, 07734560802)
..... with Ian watching
Twizell has passed cold inspection,
so Ian reinstalls the firebar...
..... and Dave chops wood to test steam the locos
Dave checking hydraulic track jacks
Rob testing electrical equipment
Graham hammer testing stays in No.2's firebox .....
..... and visually checking the safety valves
Ian replacing No.2's boiler plugs
Graham checking the calibration
of test pressure gauges
Peter reinstalling No.2's gauge after checking
Graham making a visual inspection of the Lumby
vertical boiler in the belt driven workshop
Inspection of all boilers in steam will be this Thursday