J27 Work Continues at Hopetown

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 18:37 Neal Woods

Besides the intense activity overhauling the J27 tender, work continues on the locomotive too.

Steve Hyman and Bill Sharp trial fitting the RHS piston to the J27. - Neal Woods

Terry Newman making lubrication trimmings - Neal Woods

Dave Coppins machining a new gravity sand valve in the recently installed Bridgport milling machine - Neal Woods

Peter Ellis fitting the oil supply to the horn guides - Neal Woods

Dave Fleming of M-Machine buttering the wasted drag box platework. Buttering to the side plate can be seen to the left - Nigel Hall

Colin Bowman runs the die nut down the rubbing block studs - Nigel Hall

Last Updated on Friday, 27 November 2015 10:52