Kirkstall Forge 0-4-0VBCT No. None
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, UK
Location: National Waterways Museum
Status: Operational
Photo Album
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Parts of the drive mechanism. More heavy straight cut gears and those iron bevel gear wheels.
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Parts of the drive mechanism. The final drive with more straight cut gear wheels. Notice how the final gear wheel centre was cast in two parts and bolted together.
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Parts of the drive mechanism. The final drive below the chassis. Those straight cut gears must make a wonderful racket when it's running!
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The machinery for slewing the crane can be seen towards the bottom of the photo Notice the foot pedal control and the emergency tool kit suspended on the left.
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The crane as displayed at Gloucester docks.
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View of the crane from the boiler end as displayed at Gloucester docks.
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1880s period engineering - heavy iron castings, vertically mounted steam cylinders and hefty cast iron straight cut gear wheels.
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