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35025 Brocklebank Line

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Flying Phil, Apr 2, 2020.

  1. Sunnieboy

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    Slightly more recent photo showing reverser support in situ. Photo by Dave Ensor as always FB_IMG_1643373579830.jpg

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    Thanks Sunnieboy....now all the pictures will be of Brocklebank coming together more and more!
     
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    Latest news from SLL is that, at Herston, Brocklebank's cab frame is virtually completed and new platework is being added. The frames, at Sellindge, have had some work done but Sidmouth's frames have been the priority for grit blasting and painting.
    The boiler will need a new front tubeplate and front lower "D" patch to the front boiler barrel - where water had pooled over the years. As said before though, the rest of the boiler is in good condition.
     
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    Latest photo fully painted now being measured for the panels.[​IMG]

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    More has been added to the cab as the roof ventilator has been completed and tested. The bare mechanism can be seen in the above picture.
     
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    There is an update about Brocklebank and the rest of the SLL fleet on the Southern Locomotives website.
     
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    Latest photo of the cab care of David Ensor.

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    There was a comment somewhere about the lack of any recent Ex Barry completions. It is great that the SLL will be having two in the next few years (Brocklebank and Sidmouth). Well done to the teams involved.
     
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    There is another update, on the SLL website, which is about a steam video to support Ukrainian children.
     

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