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Monday, 30 December 2019

Loco Work

Jim & Tom reviewing work on HC 38's axleboxes
Jim & Jonny marking another box for milling
Mick continues to tidy up
Ian dragging Horden's boiler out of Marley Hill shed again
Fetching Horden's ashpan
Ben enlarging the mounting holes
Ian cutting out the temporary brace
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Angela enjoying fitting Horden's ashpan
Removing the temporary crossing from the 4 foot to enable the ashpan to pass
Peter preparing the smokebox saddle while Ben & I sling the boiler
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Horden's boiler has been lifted, turned & swung away to position the frames
Ben concentrating on keeping the boiler steady .....
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
..... as I position the firebox
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Peter checking the positioning of the smokebox as it's lowered into its saddle
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Angela propelling Horden back into the shed
Chris & Kyle removing old fixings from carriage 456

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