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R711 Safety Valves lifting

R711 Safety Valves lifting

Album R711

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22 Oct 1998 @ 1630h: 
This is what everyone at Ballarat East has been working towards for the past year: the safety valves lift as the rotary oil burner inside R711's firebox rapidly lift boiler pressure.  The tender is painted in primer....that's not its final colour!