With access to the inside of the boiler made much easier, having removed the front tubeplate, a closer inspection of the firebox and stays could be done. Seen here are the `Crown Stays` running vertically, `Transverse Stays` running horizontally and the main steam pipe with the steam collector pipes positioned right at the top of the boiler.
With access to the inside of the boiler made much easier, having removed the front tubeplate, a closer inspection of the firebox and stays could be done. Seen here are the `Crown Stays` running vertically, `Transverse Stays` running horizontally and the main steam pipe with the steam collector pipes positioned right at the top of the boiler.
Credit: R.Bellchambers, 5th December 2007