Saturday, 1 June 2019

Work on Ashington No.5s crossheads

Work has progressed well over the past few days on Ashington No.5s bottom end. This is the 'after photo' after the crosshead and bottom sliderbar had been removed from the LHS

LHS Crosshead on the bench

Alan, George and Michael investigating the LHS bottom crosshead brass slipper

Removing the top slipper

Removal successful

Michael assisting Tom in removing the RHS cab steps

RHS crosshead removed

Wear marks on the top slipper

Tom working on splitting a union on the RHS injector overflow pipe

George setting up his puller to remove a brass bearing bush from the front RHS coupling rod

Removal successful

More updates to follow soon

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