October 2018

More of the same as reported in September, air system parts after initial shotblasting, and are now in the queue to be painted. Volunteers have repainted the straight air brake after servicing both units.

The fire system has been assembled, with new metric parts replacing the missing imperial conduit and has been refitted to the loco. A repair has also been made on one of the cab window frames, with a new piece of hardwood been cut and shaped to replicate the broken original piece.

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If you are interested in helping out please contact Rob Mason


Above : Brake parts in gleaming white gloss. © C15PS
Above : Bill & Mike struggle to take an air strainer apart for servicing. © C15PS
Above : New and old bits of the window frame. © C15PS
Above : Final section fitted making the fire pull system complete. © C15PS


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