TGOJ M3b 61 tender rangeras om vid lokstallet i Grängesberg

TGOJ M3b 61 tender rangeras om vid lokstallet i Grängesberg


TGOJ steam loco M3b 61’s tender has been found and brought close to roundhouse In shunting duty today is TGOJ Z4 No.9 Here we approach turntable and roundhouse area To the right you see our steam loco E2 1180 To the left you see our steam loco B 1281 Here you can notice to all connections to engine – pullrod and pipes for water, steam heat and airbreak The wheel high up is parking break, mechanically working on all tender wheels Now driver need to find equilibrium on turntable, so it becomes turnable Lever to unlock turntable Åhej! We just shift one track Lever in locking position Unlock again It is a big mass to get moving, so start turntable is heavy But once moving it’s effortless Tender can host 15.000 liters of fresh water! We are now locked to roundhouse track No.1, where M3b 61 stands Here we study interesting signs of original repair of wear from heavy duty work. History! Come visit us and see for yourself!

One Comments

  • Raymond Leggs

    June 29, 2018

    Automatic stoker in the tender?

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