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4110 Restoration at ESR

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by pwsw5054, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Kylchap

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    Thanks for the update. Coming along nicely.
     
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    The original side tanks that were heavily rusted and which have been replace with new finally go for scrap.

    4110 Tanks Bit the Dust.jpg
     
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    Bit of filler and a coat of paint ... ... ...
    Pat
     
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    Good job it's not an NRM loco! :D
     
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    New build project?
     
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    Don't give certain dark corners of NatPres ideas. Pretty sure some new build proposals were built on flimsier suggestions.
     
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    As they are scrapping the bunker and the tanks - make another mogul!
     
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    I'm pretty sure at least one reconstruction has been classed as a 'rebuild' whilst incorporating less original rust metal. ;)
     
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    Even the Ffestiniog have never been so bold. Its also called Load Bearing Rust.
     
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    At the end of January 22 the boiler was rolled to its correct position and trial fitted into the frames Photo courtesy of G Amos. It was then removed and placed on the wagon where its overhaul will be completed including hydraulic and steam test.

    4110 Trial Fit of Boiler.jpg 4110 Boiler 2 Feb 22.jpg
     
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    I thought I recognised the number of the Taunton Concrete wagon - I took a shot of it many years ago... https://flic.kr/p/cbj5HE
     
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    Work on 4110 continues although slightly delayed by getting running fleet ready for the new season. Small tubes are being inserted into the boiler and most of the stay holes in the new boiler platework have been tapped.
     

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