04 Jul Boiler Washout Plug Appeal (new and used)
WASHOUT FOR THE DUKE
The Duke needs 50 new washout plugs to be fitted into the boiler and we would like to invite you to sponsor one.
All you need to do is send £50.
Each are specific to a location in the boiler and are individually numbered. When they have been fitted we will send you a map of the boiler showing where YOUR special plug is fitted.
With only 50 to be sponsored, FIRST COME BASIS.
Please go to the “donate” page of the website and pay the £50 or send a cheque to: BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust, Aurora House, Deltic Avenue, Rooksley, Milton Keynes, MK13 8LW.
We are also offering for sale used boiler washout plugs that were fitted in the Duke’s boiler when he set records on Shap, Hemerdon, Whiteball, etc. These plugs, which have a lot of history, are available for £25 and can be purchased by sending a cheque to the address above.