Archive for May, 2006

Locomotive News – May 06

May 9, 2006

Having been removed from the frames of Number 19, the boiler was seen by both the inspector and a representative of our chosen firm of boiler makers. It was passed as suitable for a re-tube, subject to some minor repairs, for example re-tapping of plugholes. It has now been removed to Nicol Boilers in Shotts, […]

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Relics recovered from Stranraer Town

May 9, 2006

[thumb:124:l]The demolition of the buildings at Stranraer Town Station (which closed to passengers over 40 years ago) is now complete. All track has been left in situ meantime. At the request of ARPG, the demolishers were able to remove one of the two platform cranes from the goods shed and set it aside for us. […]

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