Footplate Daze: Filling the tanks with water

Filling the tanks with water

The hand-wheel has to be turned clockwise to turn on the water. The "bag" hangs from the pipe overhead and another crew member guides it into the filler-port on the locomotive's side-tank.

This water-pipe is on the platform at Sheffield Park, at the Horsted-Keynes end of the platform. When not in use, the bag is left dangling into the thing in the background that looks like a metal basket. This minimizes spraying water on innocent passengers.