Saturday, 30 January 2016

Saturday Jobs

Robin making the new gasket for the dome cover
The dome cover being hoisted up above Ashington No.5
Robin & Richard fitting ACC5's dome cover

No.08915 & No.10 on charge 

Saturday, 23 January 2016

Saturday Jobs

Richard cutting some metal down to the correct length 
Some lovely brown water from Ashington No.5s boiler during washout 
The hose placed in the top right washout plug hole in the smokebox
A.No.5's backhead after being partially stripped down for annual examination

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Thursday in the workshop

Pictures showing some jobs carried out by Michael & Steve today in the workshop involving preparing A5 for her annual exam and wash out, and cleaning out the last underkeep on the flat wagon

Michael removing the inspection hatch pins on A5's ashpan
Steve removing A5's firebars
A5 having her firebox vacuumed 
Michael wire brushing the foundation ring rivet heads in A5's firebox
Michael lighting and setting the oxy torch 
Heating the nuts on the flat wagon axlebox 
The flat wagons underkeep on the work bench for a thorough clean up 
Hosing the inside of the underkeep to get rid of any built up scale

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Wednesday Jobs

The stores starting to come together
Michael gives D2078 a run after sitting in the shed for a couple months
Christmas decorations on the new pallet racking
Robin stacking the new pallet racking
Stuart using the new Bridgeport milling machine
Angus stacking the pallet racket with Ron supervising 
Angus maneuvering the pedestrian truck out of the woodwork shop
Stefan giving A.No.5's running board a wipe down 
John and Peter bending plate for ACC5's new baffle plate

Saturday, 16 January 2016

Saturday Jobs

Ron surveying the now completed Brake Van roof 
Billy dismantling the frame work on the pallet racking
Robin & Michael dismantling the pallet racking in the woodwork shop to be reassembled in the machine shop
Ashington No.5s backhead having been dismantled in preparation for the locomotives annual examinations

A slightly snowy scene at the carriage headshunt

Michael & Billy begin to re-assemble the pallet racking in the machine shop

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Throwback Thursday #6

Kicking it off in the New Year with the first Throwback Thursday of 2016!
A.No.5 in the yard with Les Ferguson hanging out the firemans side of the cab, early/mid 90s