Friday, 17 November 2017

Ashington No.5 Update

Work is now 90% finished on both the firebox tubeplate and smokebox tubeplate with both ends of each tube has been expanded using a pneumatic tool and expander. The firebox end also has the ends beaded over for extra protection, work is now progressing to get the engine ready for initial hydraulic tests

Firebox end

Smokebox end

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