|Snorkel & flippers required if you wanted to use the ash pit|
|Eleanor cleaning under 4270|
|Paul, captured for posterity|
|I've heard of keeping your eye on the job, but not your ear.|
|How many people does it take to re-wheel a 28XX?|
|2807... a 2-8-0 once again|
Other jobs are taking place on 2807 as well as the attention to the pony truck. A pin in one of the rockers has been replaced, the original being too worn for further service.
|Replacement pin in situ, the old one to the left.|
|Taking the tube|
|Cutting old tubes the easy way|
|Neil (l) and Alex.|
|The culprit, one of the glands was in rather more pieces than it should have been|
|It should have been wrapped around the vac pump rod, but wasn't.|
Dinmore Manor has been running without flange lubricators thus far, Ian was given the brief to fabricate and fit some.
|It involved some cutting...|
|Inconspicuous flange lubricator|
|Dan, underneath Dinmore Manor, cutting holes for the ash pan sprinkler feed pipes.|
|Tony (l) and Sam trial fitting the sealing rings on the cylinder cover...|
|...and later on holding them in place with jointing compound|
|All it needs now is some oil and the cover refitting|
Work has been carrying on underneath 35006, the tender brakes being the recipient of most of the attention.
|Jeff, having just crawled under the tender the hard way|
|The brake beams in place|
And finally, the Heritage Railway Association had its annual awards ceremony on Saturday evening. The 35006 group was presented with the John Coiley Award for Locomotive Restoration 2015.
|Photo courtesy of John McMillan|