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Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Today's Tasks

Ian checking new bearings fitted to AW No.2's cooling fan
David lining inside Horden's cab
Steve, Kevin & Bill unwinding a draw string ......
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... which Colin lays out
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Drawstring being fed into the duct .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... as Colin keeps an eye .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... on Bill's pull .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... followed by Dave
At the headshunt, Bill drills .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
...... Kevin clears .....
..... Steve adds screws .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... & Dave fastens down .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... the chairs on plain sleepers
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Meanwhile Jonny & Colin dig around the front gatepost
..... which Jonny prepares .....
..... for welding
Colin preparing the post ......
.... for more welding
David painting Horden's bunker
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Peter preparing Horden's smokebox door for painting
Ian working on No.2's cooling system
Bill & Ian taping cables to a drawstring
..... which is pulled through the duct .....
...... as it is carefully fed in

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