He found some waste and an oilcan in the tool-chest, and polished until the metal shone.
Telling the fireman he could go to sleep, he moved about the engine with an oilcan and afterwards cleaned the fire.
There was a saddlebag with spanner and oilcan, but no clue as to the owner.
On the iron table stood an oilcan, and the small indicator-clock showed a few minutes to ten.
Sergeant Silk snatched the oilcan from Joe Halkett's grip and handed it to the fireman.