The remains of the bunker are now finally scrapped. Construction of its replacement continues, see previous post above.
Is it now permissible to fit the air pump on the tender? I thought I had read somewhere that the rules had changed since Clan Line was so fitted.
In the early 70s the Lochty Railway with No. 9 and beaver tail carriage.
The boiler was rolled on 9 Mar 21 to permit work in the area of the foundation ring.
Couldn't a lot of this be done by volunteers, especially the work on the truck frames, at minimal cost?
Interesting to note that David Wardale's work on the SAR class 26 he had the ratchet that is used to hold the regulator handle in position cut...
This doesn't look 'new' to me. Is it new or one that is being refurbished from a donor boiler?
CTMS have provided the following. I have removed the names of staff.
"CTMS have needlegunned to roof, and then sanded it. Some of the old...
I don't know but will ask and let you know later.
Photo above of the Thumber was taken a week ago as it was being unloaded. Since then CTMS have removed much of the lower side panelling and the...
See my post at: East Somerset Railway | Page 6 | National Preservation (national-preservation.com)
Couple of carriage movements today (2/12/20). Thumper S60117/1118 arrived from the Lavender Line for attention to the bodywork by CTMS. Bluebell...
92203 hauling 2198 tonnes September 1982. There is quite an uphill grade in the direction of travel.
92203 hauling 2198 tonnes - YouTube
How would this loco with its different size unpowered leading wheels be described under the Whyte notation?
Not much space going spare at the ESR.
Being done by contractor.
This week the cylinders and valve chests are being machined. Both were very rusty. ?Below is a short video clip of re-boring of cylinder. You will...
Was your overhaul at £40k done by contract or using your own volunteers? The work I described for £15k materials was as per yours but also...
Just to give some numbers as the owner of a small 4 wheeler. I think something like £15-20k for a complete but out of ticket engine is about...
Try Heritage Steam Supplies. Link:
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