June 2016

After the excitement of the BIG lift back on to its bogies, we returned to the mundane but necessary restoration and fitment of pipes under the loco. Lots of wire wheel and angle grinder action either at the loco or back in the workshop. With the weather being fine this was achieved easily. The white paint was liberated from the paint store and the plethora of brake pipes received their gloss top coat.

If you are interested in helping out please contact David Jenkins

Above : Steve Thomas removes rust from one of the many pipes. © C15PS
Above : Gary Hardwick gets busy painting anti-corrosive green paint on freshly stripped pipes. © C15PS
Above : Howard does the same indoors. © C15PS
Above : Pipes left to dry, until next time and another layer of paint. © C15PS


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