Bury Standard 4 Group - Restoring 80097 and 46428

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Workshop Update 5th February 2018

Monday, 5th February, 2018

 

 

BR Standard Class 4 mt  2-6-4T  loco   No 80097

 

 

Scaffolding has been erected around the boiler on the lowmac frames and the crinolines have now been fitted.

 

Further caulking of the firebox stays has been carried out and a couple more firings have taken place to help the stays bed in further.

 

The backhead has been trial fitted before being removed and the insulation round the controls fitted.

 

 

 

Ivatt ‘Mogul’ Class 2 mt 2-6-0  No 46428

 

 

The leading bogey wheels have been moved from outside the workshop and stored.

 

Steel plates are being cut to make a new rear drag box for assembly in the future.

 

 

 

Pictures are:

 

The crinolines fitted – with backhead top.

 

The front firebox stays after being caulked.

 

First insulation being fitted to the firebox.

 

 

Workshop Update 5th February 2018 Workshop Update 5th February 2018 Workshop Update 5th February 2018