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A lot has been happening
Posted by Paul Bailey on Monday, March 30, 2015
As you can see the wickham is now approaching
A closer view showing some of the details, and high quality of the paintwork.
Its is a little known fact that we have some
built by Ruston. Far as we are aware the only place other than in the country with 20inch
is the North Bay Railway in Scarborough.
Here is the loco in the workshop with the bonnet removed.
of the two cylinder
This engine is a two cylinder air cooled hand start engine. The fuel pump works.
The cylinder head is remove to allow the cleaning and inspection, also the freeing off of the two cylinders.
The engines injectors have been sent off for refurbishment.
Looking down the bore of the cylinders. The engine is now free, and will be reassembled and
tried to see if it fires
this space for more news as it happens.
The new improved displays are taking shape.
The improved displays are taking shape.
Mark re-painting the floor.
Richard re-painting the floor.
The finished section,
These two images show you the displays coming
So come and see what is happening at our next big open day on May 31st between 10 am and 4 pm.
Specail thanks to Richard for his help in
some of the photos for this update.
A new sign
On going work
wickham news round up 20inch
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