Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Broomhalla, Feb 22, 2009.
That will be quite a sight and really give people somthing to look at!
Couple of pictures as well as the link to the video on the website. Exciting stuff, and a big move forward for the group. Well done to all concerned.
So where are they at with the £20k? Is membership of the "200 club" still open, or is it full, with further donations going to other parts of the project?
£20k has been reached, but not all 200 Club spaces have been allocated as there was several smaller donations made by numerous people.
Therefore the target was increased to now cover the cost of the slide bar support brackets as well plus a few other pieces associated with the fitment of the cylinders (sure Liz can clarify what these bits are). This target has then also been met, and so the "200 Club" is now closed to new members (or will be by end of Year, again sure Liz will clarify).
To continue on from the strong support shown with the cylinder appeal though, those of us who have supported recent appeals have just received a new appeal called "ON THE SHELF" which is a list of components required to complete the bottom-end and I'm just waiting a Word Doc version so that this can then be uploaded online. This new appeal requires a minimum of £3,693.00 and interested person(s) are requested to sponsor a small component (ranging from £30 - £800) that once all are subscribed for should see a fully complete bottom-end provided for 6880.
All in all 2014 looks to have been a successful year for 6880, with a completed cylinder block looking possible before the year is out!
"ON THE SHELF" appeal included in the latest newsletter on Page 6
All the previous newsletters have also been updated if anyone missed any of the news items from the last few years.
6880 now has her cylinders!
A couple of new piccies of 6880's own boiler.
A couple updates have appeared on the Betton Grange website (boiler and cylinders) since I last checked:
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