Blast pipe jimmy from Great Western Railway

Blast-pipe 'Jimmy', Great Western Railway, illegal devices for fixing across blast-pipe cone to split the exhaust which makes an engine steam better. Iron square bar with 2 points bent to right-angles with screw adjuster. For Great Western Railway Churchward Jumper top blast pipe. Presented to Kenneth Leach by Top Link Old Oak Common Driver H. Jemey on his retirement in about 1960. Overall: 245 mm x 150 mm x 35 mm.

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Category:
Tools of the Trade & Personal Accessories
Object Number:
1986-8171
type:
blast pipe jimmy
taxonomy:
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle component
  • smokebox component
credit:
Leach, Kenneth
status:
Permanent collection

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