45163 Restoration Group
Archived news from 2011
The Fireman's side cylinder being offered up to check hole alignment following completion of
A refurbished damper control bracket trial fitted on it's bracket beneath the footplate.
The refurbished damper control gear now mounted on the footplate.
The new reverser tunnel fitted to the Driver's side running plates.
The wayshaft balancing spring and rod now fitted in the frames. The spring was originally a rectangular
This view showing both cab front pieces in place clearly shows the shape of the belpaire firebox on the boiler.
The reverser and reach rod and cab front on the Driver's side. These cab fronts were needed at this stage to
The screw reverser now mounted on its stand with the reach rod connected up as well.
The Fireman's side cab section seen from the footplate.
One of the first sections of cab to be re-built and fitted on the Fireman's side.
We have finally dismantled what was left of the old cab and salvaged the parts to be re-used. This is the
The mating part to the water connection shown below, this mounts on a bracket beneath the engine rear dragbox.
A finished part of the engine/tender water connections.