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Pictures of the Repair of No 473 Birch Grove, 1983-1986 and 1994-1998

thumbnail New side stays, June 1997. 579x387
thumbnail A new side stay, June 1997. 579x387
thumbnail Firebox under repair, June 1997. 579x387
thumbnail Firebox under repair, June 1997. 579x387
thumbnail New tubeplate fitted, June 1997. 1158x774
thumbnail Firehole ring re-rivetted, June 1997. 1206x792
thumbnail Repaired backhead stay holes, June 1997. 1200x792
thumbnail Backhead stay holes, June 1997. 1174x780
thumbnail Side stay being screwed in, June 1997. 1150x766
thumbnail Tapping and fitting side stays, August 1997. 431x277
thumbnail Fitting side stays, August 1997. 431x287
thumbnail Fitting side stays, August 1997. 431x287
thumbnail Side stays screwed into backhead, August 1997. 424x284
thumbnail Inside firebox with some side stays screwed in, August 1997. 434x290
thumbnail Side stays being screwed in, August 1997. 434x290
thumbnail Repair to side tank, August 1997. 434x290
thumbnail Side stay before knobbling over, September 1997. 358x350
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: spreading out with round tool, September 1997. 402x293
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: spreading out with round tool, September 1997. Two MPEG video clips: 17 seconds 2.8Mb (sound missing) 33 seconds 5.6Mb (with sound)
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: spread out, September 1997. 266x250
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: spread out, September 1997. 332x308
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: rounding over with flat tool, September 1997. 343x293
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: rounding over with flat tool, September 1997. 303x293
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: rounding over with flat tool, September 1997. 443x287
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: rounding over with flat tool, September 1997. Six MPEG video clips: 29 seconds 4.9Mb 28 seconds 4.8Mb 24 seconds 4.0Mb 25 seconds 4.2Mb 22 seconds 3.7Mb 24 seconds 4.1Mb
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: rounded over, September 1997. 490x458
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: tucking in edges with chisel tool, September 1997. 365x243
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: tucking in edges with chisel tool, September 1997. 383x295
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: tucking in edges with chisel tool, September 1997. 36 seconds 6.1Mb MPEG video clip
thumbnail Stay knobbling over: tucked in edges, September 1997. 490x458
thumbnail Stay knobbling, September 1997. 434x287
thumbnail Boiler under repair, September 1997. 575x383
thumbnail Foundation ring corner, September 1997. 414x275
thumbnail Firebox outer wrapper crown, September 1997. 414x275
thumbnail Crown stay outer hole before repair, September 1997. 524x474
thumbnail Inner firebox with stays to be knobbled over, September 1997. 420x273
thumbnail Front tubeplate, September 1997. 414x248
thumbnail Right cylinder, October 1997. 422x281
thumbnail Left cylinder, October 1997. 422x281
thumbnail Westinghouse pump, October 1997. 422x284
thumbnail Westinghouse pump, October 1997. 422x284
thumbnail Westinghouse pump details, October 1997. 420x278
thumbnail Frame corrosion, October 1997. 420x278
thumbnail Frame corrosion repairs, October 1997. 420x278
thumbnail Frame crack repair, October 1997. 417x278
thumbnail Inner ends of stays knobbled over, October 1997. 417x278
thumbnail New platework in bunker, October 1997. 422x278
thumbnail New ashpan under construction, October 1997. 422x278
thumbnail New smokebox under construction, October 1997. 422x278
thumbnail Outer crown stay holes built up, October 1997. 422x278
thumbnail Outer crown stay holes and washout plug pads under repair, October 1997. 422x278
thumbnail Corrosion in firebox outer wrapper plate, October 1997. 422x278
thumbnail Boiler under repair, October 1997. 422x278
thumbnail New smokebox saddle and blastpipe, October 1997. 422x278
thumbnail Patches over live steam manifold, October 1997. 417x278
thumbnail New blastpipe, October 1997. 420x281
thumbnail Westinghouse pump, October 1997. 419x281
thumbnail Westinghouse pump maker's plate, October 1997. 420x281
thumbnail Inside firebox above crown, November 1997. 587x391
thumbnail Boiler under repair, November 1997. 422x281
thumbnail Crown stay nuts, November 1997. 422x281
thumbnail Front tubeplate items, November 1997. 419x278
thumbnail Inside dome, November 1997. 422x284
thumbnail Crack in chimney, November 1997. 422x284
thumbnail Brake cylinder and triple valve, November 1997. 422x284
thumbnail Extension main air reservoir, November 1997. 422x284
thumbnail Steam take-off pad, December 1997. 575x387
thumbnail Knobbled-over crown stay, December 1997. 579x391
thumbnail Old crown washout-plug pad, December 1997. 579x391
thumbnail Knobbled-over crown stays, December 1997. 414x275
thumbnail Knobbled-over tubeplate stays, December 1997. 416x278
thumbnail New steam take-offs on firebox top, December 1997. 416x278
thumbnail Foundation ring corner, December 1997. 410x275
thumbnail Remetalled and machined eccentric strap, December 1997. 410x275
thumbnail Safety valves columns base being machined, December 1997. 410x275
thumbnail Regulator gland casting built up by brazing, December 1997. 410x275
thumbnail Freshly-painted wheel and cab side, December 1997. 410x275

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