Photo Album
Pockerley Waggonway No. 'Puffing Billy' Beamish, Durham
Standing in steam with it's train on Beamish's Pockerley Wagonway on 13th September 2018
Photo Copyright © Steve Frost
Photo from the fireman's end showing the firehole alongside the chimney. The result of the return flue boiler. On Beamish's Pockerley Wagonway on 13th September 2018
Photo Copyright © Steve Frost
Operating pressure of 50 psi on the gauge - a feature that the original did not have!
Photo Copyright © Steve Frost
Photo from the driver's end showing the egg end of the boiler, the two vertical cylinders and the grasshopper beams from which the drive rod connects to a crank to drive the gear train between the frames. On Beamish's Pockerley Wagonway on 13th September 2018
Photo Copyright © Steve Frost
Close up of the final drive via this oily gear train to both axles on April 14th 2019. Notice the crank keyed onto the shaft.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
The crank and connecting rod from the grasshopper beams on April 14th 2019. Notice the feedwater pump top left which is also driven from the beam.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
In action with it's train on April 14th 2019. Visitors to the museum travel free of charge on this and the vintage tramcars and buses and, when running, the standard gauge train.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
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