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Appendix 7

Details of the surviving Beyer Peacock 2-6-0 at Puerto Madryn.

These photos of Beyer, Peacock 2-6-0 number 2964 of 1888, FCCC number 3, are provided for the benefit of modellers and anyone else who is interested in the detailed design of such a loco. They were taken in May 2011.

1
The front end showing the sloping smokebox front and the running board terminating at the front of the cylinders.

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2
The cabside. The later locos had a different shape of cut-out.

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3
The other side of the cab.

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The very fragile tender body.

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The back end of the tender.

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Inside the cab, showing the reversing lever on the right hand side.

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The characteristic Beyer, Peacock regulator valve guide, bearing the company name.

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A close-up view of the right hand cab side panel. A number of numberplate and nameplate fixing holes are visible.

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10
The safety valves, and ventilation holes at the top of the spectacle plate.

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The rods and driving wheels.

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12
Looking down between the frames to the inside Allan straight link motion.

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A side view of the right hand cylinder and the pony truck.

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14
The smokebox door, showing the four fixing dogs.

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15
The wooden buffer beam and the cow-catcher.

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The front of the right hand cylinder.

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The valve chest covers between the frames.

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The left hand cylinder, and the pony truck.

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19
A tender axlebox, with it's oil filler.

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20
The tender chopper coupling, now missing its chopper.

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