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Thursday, 6 February 2020

Today Around Marley Hill

Jim making a part for the slotter, which will machine HC 38's axleboxes
Peter varnishing inside Horden's cab
Malcolm cleaning Horden's new paintwork
Ian dismantling AW No.2's engine cover
Brian & Ian preparing .....
..... to remove AW No.2's radiator cover .....
..... followed by the radiator
Ian has removed the timing case cover, now the crankcase pulley comes undone,
followed by another cover - to retrieve small parts which have dropped into the crankcase
Nigel, Steve & Geoff working on the line beside No.1 signal
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Steve jacking a rail .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... to level according to Nigel's eye
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Steve & Nigel lifting a joint
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Dave & Jonny packing ballast under lifted sleepers
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
The line now has a better alignment
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Ian levelling the bed before setting out components on the Andrews House branch

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