She moves… 35006 Peninsular & Oriental S. N. Co. moves under her own steam

Stop Press and Great News: Bulleid Merchant Navy Pacific 35006 Peninsular & Oriental S. N. Co., was steamed today, 10th August 2015, at the Society’s members day and moved under her own power for the time in 51 years!

See my page about the 35006 Society here for more information on how you can be a part of keeping up the steam pressure.

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  1. Most of its fittings and the tender had already been removed by then to be used for other rescued members of the class so the group were faced with an enormous challenge. But the restoration has been carried out with painstaking precision and so the emotion and delight at seeing the engine move with a deafening expulsion of steam from the cylinder drain cocks was palpable.

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