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Thursday, 19 December 2019

Horden, Wall & Plant

Towing Horden's boiler out of the shed
Peter packing a gauge glass drain .....
..... & shovelling coal onto the fire
Ian fastening down the dome cover
Malcolm cleaning a piece of pipe for Horden
Jim making parts for the forklift door ....
..... which Ian is reglazing .....
..... & fitting
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Dennis making parts for the forge
Colin refuelling the dumper .....
..... & loading dry wood onto 49
Geoff's mixing
Colin delivering mortar .....
..... to Dave, who is laying blocks atop the wall
Another section being started - Dave laying while Colin feeds materials
(the string line is seen through the middle of the photo)
Ian checking both safety valves lift at 160 lb/sq in boiler pressure
Dave & Ian watching the test of Horden's boiler
Propelling the boiler into the shed at the end of the day
Tom & David delivering HC 38's new axleboxes
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)

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